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Nullsoft Winamp .WSZ Overflow

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 code execution
flaw when processing a malformed .WSZ Winamp Skin file.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw by sending a malformed .wsz file
to a victim on the remote host, and wait for him to load it within
Winamp.

Solution : Upgrade to WinAMP 5.0.5 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 11053

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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