Nullsoft Winamp < 5.0.7 IN_CDDA.dll Remote Buffer Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2426


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote client is running a version of the Nullsoft Winamp media player that may be vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. This vulnerability may be used to remotely execute arbitrary code on the host by invoking a malicious playlist. IN_CDDA.dll will fail to parse it correctly and an attacker will be able to exploit the buffer overflow.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2426

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/11/23

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1119

BID: 11730