OSVDB ID: 68644

Title: Winamp in_mkv.dll MKV File Handling Overflow

Info

Disclosure

Oct 14, 2010

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Nov 27, 2010

Description

Winamp is prone to an overflow condition. The 'in_mkv.dll' plugin fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input resulting in a heap-based buffer overflow. With a specially crafted MKV file containing a crafted string, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure

Solution

Upgrade to version 5.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

NullSoft

WinAmp

5.581

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/68644