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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Winamp Malformed ID3v2 Tag Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for malformed ID3v2 tag buffer overflow vulnerability in Winamp

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A multimedia application that is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability is installed on the remote Windows host.

Description :

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

The installed version of Winamp suffers from a buffer overflow
vulnerability when processing overly-long ID3v2 tags in an MP3 file.
A possible hacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code
on the remote host.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/405280/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.093 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14276

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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