Krystian Kloskowski (h07) has discovered a vulnerability in DivX Plus Web Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within DivXPlaybackModule.dll when processing overly long "file://" URLs, which can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by e.g. tricking a user into visiting a malicious website.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 126.96.36.1995. Other versions may also be affected
Solution: Do not visit untrusted websites.
Provided and/or discovered by: Krystian Kloskowski (h07) via Secunia
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Subject: DivX Plus Web Player "file://" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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