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Winamp Player May Crash When Opening Certain Files

by Donna Buenaventura / March 19, 2004 12:47 PM PST

ecurityTracker Alert ID: 1009499
Date: Mar 19 2004

Impact: Denial of service via network

Version(s): 5.02

Description: A vulnerability was reported in the Winamp player. The player may crash when opening certain files.

It is reported that when a target user opens an audio file with a filename of more than 246 characters, the target user's Winamp player will crash.

Impact: The player may crash when opening certain files.

Solution: No solution was available at the time of this entry.

Vendor URL:

Cause: Exception handling error

Underlying OS: Windows (Any)

Reported By: Tobias Welter

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