Vulnerability Details

Winamp AVI And IT Files Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Published: 2011-12-22 06:41:40
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Technical Details:
Flaws are due to an error in, - 'in_avi.dll' plugin when parsing an AVI file with a crafted value for the number of streams or the size of the RIFF INFO chunk. - 'in_mod.dll' plugin when parsing a crafted song message data in an Impulse Tracker (IT) file.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Winamp 5.623 or later.

Summary:
This host is installed with Winamp and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a buffer overflow.

Affected Versions:
Nullsoft Winamp version 5.622 and prior.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-4857
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3834

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/46882
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/51015/info
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Dec/321
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=332010
http://www.winamp.com/media-player

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2011-12-22
Modified
2018-10-19
Category
Buffer overflow

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