Intrusion Prevention

CoolPlayer.Playlist.File.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Niek Albers' CoolPlayer.
The vulnerability is a buffer overflow that occurs when opening a playlist file with malformed data. An attacker can use a specially crafted playlist file to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

Affected Products

CoolPlayer 2.x.

Impact

System Compromise: remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.
Do not load untrusted playlist files.

CVE References

CVE-2006-6288