Winamp ActiveX Control Remote Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2258

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote client is running a version of the Nullsoft Winamp media player that may be vulnerable to a remote code execution issue. This vulnerability may be used to remotely execute arbitrary code on the host by invoking an ActiveX component installed by Winamp in a malicious manner.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2258

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/09/03

Modified: 2016/12/06

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Reference Information

BID: 11107