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Nullsoft Winamp Remote Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of WinAMP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is using WinAMP, a popular media player
which handles many files format (mp3, wavs and more...)

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a denial of
service vulnerability when it processes malformed .mp4 / .m4a or .nsv
/ .nsa files.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw by sending malformed files to a
victim on the remote host.

Solution : Upgrade to the newest version of WinAMP when available.
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 11909

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Tenable Network Security

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