A vulnerability has been discovered in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading libraries (e.g. dwmapi.dll) in an insecure manner. This can be exploited to load arbitrary libraries by tricking a user into e.g. opening an ASX file located on a remote WebDAV or SMB share.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.581. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 5.6.
Provided and/or discovered by: Taeho Kwon and Zhendong Su
Original Advisory: Taeho Kwon and Zhendong Su:
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