2009-1831 | NullSoft WinAmp gen_ff.dll numeric error (BID-35052 / XFDB-50664)
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A vulnerability was found in NullSoft WinAmp up to 2.59 (Multimedia Player Software). It has been classified as very critical. This affects an unknown function in the library gen_ff.dll. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-189. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
The Nullsoft Modern Skins Support module (gen_ff.dll) in Nullsoft Winamp before 5.552 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted MAKI file, which triggers an incorrect sign extension, an integer overflow, and a stack-based buffer overflow.
The weakness was presented 05/29/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2009-1831 since 05/29/2009. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/11/2021).
A public exploit has been developed in ANSI C. It is declared as highly functional. The exploit is shared for download at securityfocus.com. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 38858 (Winamp Windows.
Upgrading to version 2.60 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5
NVD Base Score: 🔍
MetaSploit ID: winamp_maki_bof.rb
MetaSploit Name: Winamp MAKI Buffer Overflow
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05/20/2009 +0 days 🔍
05/22/2009 +2 days 🔍
05/25/2009 +3 days 🔍
05/29/2009 +4 days 🔍
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03/17/2015 +2118 days 🔍
08/11/2021 +2339 days 🔍Vendor: http://www.nullsoft.com/
Status: Not defined
SecurityFocus: 35052 – Nullsoft Winamp ‘gen_ff.dll’ Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 22166 – Nullsoft Winamp 5.552 and Prior Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution or DoS Vulnerability, High
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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