Winamp 5.12 - 0day exploit - code execution through playlist

Credit: ATmaCA
Risk: High
Local: Yes
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other

CVSS Base Score: 7.6/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

The current version of winamp contains an error in its playlist parsing allowing malicious users to execute code via a prepared playlist. This bug can even be triggered through a website - without user interaction - by linking to a pls file in an IFRAME tag. Windows DEP (Data Execution Prevention) will stop this bug. If you dont have DEP its strongly advised to delete Winamp until a non vulnerable version is released. Greets, carol

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