Winamp < 5.622 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6056


The remote host has a media player installed that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running Winamp, a media player for Windows.

Versions of Winamp earlier than 5.622 are potentially affected by the following overflow vulnerabilities :

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the plugin in_midi.dll when processing the iOffsetMusic value in the Creative Music Format (CMF) header.

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the plugin in_mod.dll when processing the channels value in the Advanced Module Format (AMF) header.

- A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the plugin in_nsv.dll when processing the toc_alloc value in the Nullsoft Streaming Video (NSF) header.

- Integer overflow errors exist in the TSCC RGB and YUV decoders.


Upgrade to Winamp 5.622 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6056

File Name: 6056.prm

Family: Generic

Published: 2011/10/31

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 56681

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/10/26

Reference Information

BID: 50387

OSVDB: 76634, 76635, 76636