Winamp < 5.24 in_midi.dll MIDI File Processing Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2012 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 MIDI plugin ('in_midi.dll') that can
be exploited using a MIDI file with a specially crafted header to
crash the affected application or possibly even execute arbitrary code
remotely, subject to the privileges of the user running the

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Winamp version 5.24 or later.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 21738 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3228

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