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Winamp < 5.13 Malformed Playlist File Handling Overflow



A multimedia application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability is installed on the remote Windows host.


The remote host is using Winamp, a popular media player for Windows. It's possible that a remote attacker using a specially-crafted playlist can cause a buffer overflow in the version of Winamp installed on the remote host resulting in a crash of the application or even execution of arbitrary code remotely subject to the user's privileges. This flaw can reportedly be exploited without user interaction by linking to a '.pls' file in an IFRAME tag.


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