Winamp < 5.22 Malformed Midi File Handling Buffer Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 21733
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a multimedia application that is prone to a buffer overflow attack.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to Winamp version 5.22 or later.