Nullsoft Winamp < 5.093 Malformed ID3v2 Tag Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3069


The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.


The remote host is using Winamp, a popular media player with support for playing MP3s, WAVs, and more.
The installed version of Winamp suffers from a buffer overflow vulnerability when processing overly-long ID3v2 tags in an MP3 file. An attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Upgrade to version 5.093 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3069

Family: Generic

Published: 2005/07/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 19217

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:nullsoft:winamp

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2310

BID: 14276