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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20131127 (1)

Wondershare Player ws_convererex.dll Hijacking Vulnerability

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:
No patch available.


Affected Software:
Wondershare Player 1.6.0 and possibly prior versions

Wondershare Player is vulnerable to DLL hijacking via the ws_converterex.dll library. Attackers can place a malicious version of this library on a share, as well as an avi file to be opened in Wondershare Player to trigger the vulnerability.


Code Execution:


Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible through the use of methods like drive-by attacks. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.

Block ports 139 and 445 at the perimeter firewall, prevent the WebClient service from running, and prevent DLLs from being loaded from WebDAV and remote shares.

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

  • 31707 - Wondershare Player ws_convererex.dll Hijacking Vulnerability (Zero-Day)
  • 31708 - Wondershare Player ws_convererex.dll Hijacking Vulnerability (Zero-Day) - OS X


2013-11-27: Original Disclosure

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