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Winamp < 5.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks the version number of Winamp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A multimedia application that is vulnerable to denial of service
attacks is installed on the remote Windows host.

Description :

The remote host is using Winamp, a popular media player for Windows.

The version of Winamp installed on the remote Windows host reportedly
crashes if the user tries to open an M3U file with a long filename.

In addition, it reportedly contains a buffer overflow flaw that can be
exploited using a specially-crafted M3U file to either crash the
application or possibly even execute arbitrary code remotely.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/424903/30/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/425888/30/0/threaded
http://www.winamp.com/player/version_history.php

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.0
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16623, 16785

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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