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  • (01. January 2010., 09:27:49)

Author Topic: Winamp fixes critical integer overflow vulnerability - "in_nsv.dll" (download)  (Read 1367 times)

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Winamp media player users need to update their software following the discovery of multiple security holes, some of which provide a means to distribute malware via booby-trapped media files.

Version 5.6 of the software for Windows fixes a critical integer overflow vulnerability in the the "in_nsv.dll" plug-in library that leaves users exposed to viral attack – provided, of course, that they are first tricked into opening a maliciously constructed stream or media file. The update from developers Nullsoft also addresses a potentially nasty, but probably less easy to exploit, bug involving the handling of midi files. The release also includes a number of performance and stability tweaks.

A release announcement can be found on Nullsoft's forum: but details of the security side of the update can more easily be reviewed via an advisory on the bugs by security notification firm Secunia here:


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Thanks for sharing i really need this!!


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