Due to information unavailable at the time of writing, this ESB contains 
incorrect information.While this updated version of Winamp fixes some 
previously discovered vulnerabilities, the issue described in this ESB has not
been fixed in this version.

A workaround for this issue is available and should be implemented until an 
updated winamp version becomes available.


Disassociate the .cda and .m3u file extensions from Winamp.

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

             ESB-2004.0744 -- Winamp Security Update Available
            New Winamp version fixes buffer overflow condition
                             26 November 2004


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Winamp
Publisher:         Nullsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin:

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A remotely exploitable buffer overflow condition in IN_CDDA.dll which ships as 
part of the Winamp Package has been discovered in version 5.05. The vulnerability 
allows an attacker to execute code of their choice using a number of methods such
as a malformed .m3u playlist.

This vulnerability allows an attacker to host a malformed .m3u playlist on a web 
site, which when accessed, will be automatically downloaded and opened in winamp
with no further user action required.

Nullsoft have released version 5.06 of Winamp which is reported to fix this 
vulnerability.  Users of Winamp are encouraged to upgrade to the latest version
of Winamp.

Brett Moore of is credited with the discovery of this 
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