Intrusion Prevention

Winamp.m3u8.File.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in NullSoft Winamp.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted "m3u8" file. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

NullSoft Winamp 5.6.1

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

There are no vendor supplied patches available at this time.