Winamp libsndfile.dll CAF Processing Integer Overflow Vulnerability

Posted on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 @ 01:12:12 PST in Security
by Raven

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA33981

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/33981/

CRITICAL: Highly critical

DESCRIPTION: Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system. The vulnerability is confirmed in versions 5.541 and 5.55. Other versions may also be affected.

The vulnerability is caused due to the use of vulnerable libsndfile code. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code. For more information: SA33980

SOLUTION: Do not open untrusted CAF files in Winamp.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Alin Rad Pop, Secunia Research

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2009-8/

OTHER REFERENCES: SA33980: http://secunia.com/advisories/33980/
 
 
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