Winamp < 5.552 Modern Skins Support Module (gen_ff.dll) MAKI File Handling Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 38858


The remote Windows host contains a multimedia application that is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.


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

The version of Winamp installed on the remote host is earlier than 5.552. Such versions are reportedly affected by an integer overflow vulnerability when processing '.maki' files. An attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application.


Upgrade to Winamp version 5.552 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38858

File Name: winamp_5552.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/05/22

Modified: 2016/11/29

Dependencies: 15817

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:nullsoft:winamp

Required KB Items: SMB/Winamp/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Winamp MAKI Buffer Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-12-178)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1831

BID: 35052

OSVDB: 54902

CWE: 189