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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130910

ALLPlayer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Date Disclosed:
9/10/2013

Date Patched:
Patch Not Yet Available

Vendor:
ALLPlayer

Affected Software:
ALLPlayer 5.6.2 and possibly earlier versions

Description:
ALLPlayer 5.6.2 and possibly earlier versions contain a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by a boundary error when parsing M3U playlists. If successfuly exploited, this vulnerability could grant a remote attacker arbitrary code execution.

Severity:
High

Code Execution:
Yes.

Impact:
Remote Code Execution
A remote attacker may convince a target user to open a maliciously crafted M3U playlist. Once opened, the vulnerability will be exploited to give a remote attacker arbitrary code execution, within the context of the currently logged on user, on the target system. 

Mitigation:
Do not open untrusted M3U files. 

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

  • 31470 - ALLPlayer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (20131114) (Zero-Day)
  • 31471 - ALLPlayer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (20131114) (Zero-Day) - x64

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Status:
2013-9-10 - Publicly disclosed.

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