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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130404

Groovy Media Player Buffer Overflow

Date Disclosed:
4/4/2013

Date Patched:
Patch Not Yet Available

Vendor:
BestWebSharing

Affected Software:
Groovy Media Player v3.2.0 and possibly earlier versions.

Description:
Groovy Media Player contains a memory corruption caused by a specially crafted MP3 file. A remote attacker may leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition, or worse, gain arbitrary code execution.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes.

Impact:
Remote Code Execution
This client-side vulnerability could allow an attacker to gain the ability to execute remote arbitrary code with the same permissions as the user that is currently logged in. If the user is an administrator, the attacker could install malicious software and further compromise the system.

Mitigation:
Do not open untrusted MP3 files with Groovy Media Player. 

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 19762 - Groovy Media Player Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)

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Status:
2013-04-03 - Vulnerability publicly disclosed.

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