Poisoned MP4 files threaten Winamp users


Hackers have crafted an exploit based on an unpatched vulnerability in Winamp, the popular media player package. Security bugs within Winamp's MP4 decoding allow miscreants to slip malware onto the PCs of users running Winamp version 5.34.

The vulnerability has been coded into a script kiddie friendly exploit, however a number of mitigating factors make attacks based on the flaw difficult to carry out. Poisoned MP4 files threaten Winamp users | Channel Register

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 4th May 2007 2:00AM