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Winamp VP6 Content Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Winamp and is prone to heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by an error in the VP6 codec (vp6.w5s) when parsing VP6 video content. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted media file or stream.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Winamp version before 5.59 Beta build 3033 (5.5.9.3033)

Solution

Solution

upgrade to Winamp 5.59 Beta build 3033 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)