The Nullsoft Modern Skins Support module (gen_ff.dll) in Nullsoft Winamp before 5.552 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted MAKI file, which triggers an incorrect sign extension, an integer overflow, and a stack-based buffer overflow.
Published 2009-05-29 22:30:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:34:36
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-1831

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-1831

  • Winamp MAKI Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2009-05-20
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow in Winamp 5.55. The flaw exists in the gen_ff.dll and occurs while parsing a specially crafted MAKI file, where memmove is used in an insecure way with user controlled data. To exploit the vulnerability the attack

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-1831

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-1831

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References for CVE-2009-1831

Products affected by CVE-2009-1831

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