Winamp < 5.24 in_midi.dll MIDI File Processing Overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 21738
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 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 application.
SolutionUpgrade to Winamp version 5.24 or later.