Nullsoft Winamp Large MP4 / M4A File Remote DoS

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2455


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is using WinAMP, a popular media player that handles many files format (mp3, wavs and more).
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a denial of service vulnerability when it processes malformed .mp4 and .m4a files. An attacker may exploit this flaw by sending malformed files to a victim on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 2455

File Name: 2455.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2004/12/13

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 15952

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

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


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.6


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1396

BID: 11909