Nullsoft Winamp before 5.24 does not properly verify the authenticity of updates, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse update, as demonstrated by evilgrade and DNS cache poisoning.
Published 2008-08-01 14:41:00
Updated 2018-11-01 15:10:48
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3441

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.45%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 72 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-3441

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-3441

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-3441

Products affected by CVE-2008-3441

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