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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0476

Original release date: 01/31/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in Nullsoft Winamp 5.12 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a playlist (pls) file with a long file name (File1 field).


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 3422
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 1458
External Source: XF
Name: winamp-playlist-computername-bo(24361)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 398
External Source: SREASON
Name: 386
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-032A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060130 Winamp 5.12 - 0day exploit - code execution through playlist
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.winamp.com/player/version_history.php
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#604745
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015552
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0361
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/68981
External Source: BID
Name: 16410
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1402
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060131 Re: Re: Winamp 5.12 - 0day exploit - code execution through playlist

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1402
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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