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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Winamp Vendors:   Nullsoft
Winamp Buffer Overflow in IN_CDDA.dll Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012307
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012307
CVE Reference:   CVE-2004-1119   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Dec 1 2004
Original Entry Date:  Nov 23 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.05; possibly prior versions
Description:   A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in Winamp in 'IN_CDDA.dll'. A remote user can execute arbitrary code.

Security-Assessment.com reported that a remote user can create a specially crafted '.m3u' playlist file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger the buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.security-assessment.com/Papers/Winamp_IN_CDDA_Buffer_Overflow.pdf

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with the privileges of the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (5.06), available at:

http://www.winamp.com/player/

Vendor URL:  www.winamp.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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