Winamp Malformed File Name Handling DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1225

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack

Description

The remote client is running a version of the Nullsoft Winamp media player that may be vulnerable to a denial of service attack if the client is presented with a file containing an excessive number of characters and has the '.mid' extension.

Solution

Upgrade to the latest version of Winamp.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1225

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2018/09/16

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 9923