Critical vulnerability found in WinAMP

By Julio Franco
Aug 27, 2004
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  1. A vulnerability has been reported in Winamp, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

    The problem is caused due to insufficient restrictions on Winamp skin zip files (.wsz). This can e.g. be exploited by a malicious website using a specially crafted Winamp skin to place and execute arbitrary programs. With Internet Explorer this can be done without user interaction.

    The vulnerability has been confirmed on a fully patched system with Winamp 5.04 using Internet Explorer 6.0 on Microsoft Windows XP SP1.
  2. Tutuca

    Tutuca Newcomer, in training

    Oh no!!

    Oh no!! Winamp no, please!!
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