Winamp < 5.22 MIDI File Handling Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3658

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running Winamp, a multimedia software application. This version of Winamp is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. Specifically, when handling a malformed MIDI file, Winamp may crash, possibly executing arbitrary code. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince a Winamp user to open a malicious MIDI file.

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.22 or higher.

See Also

http://www.winamp.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3658

Family: Generic

Published: 2006/06/19

Modified: 2016/01/22

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3228

BID: 18507