Winamp < 5.22 Malformed Midi File Handling Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a multimedia application that is
prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

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

The version of Winamp installed on the remote Windows host reportedly
contains a buffer overflow in the 'in_midi.dll' library that can be
exploited using a specially crafted MIDI file to either crash the
affected application or possibly even execute arbitrary code remotely,
subject to the privileges of the user running the application.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.22 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21733 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18507

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3228

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