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Important Winamp Security Patch Now Available

May 4, 2007 • Darrell Shandrow Hilliker

An important patch has just been released to fix a security issue in Winamp
5.34. One place where you can download the patch from is at

http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail/Winamp_5_Security_Patch/1066336873/4.
The patch is 56kb in size. Here is some information about the patch:

Winamp 5.34a Security Patch includes a patched version of in_mp4.dll (v1.22)
that fixes the MP4 file parsing buffer overflow vulnerability. The
vulnerability is caused due to an error within the handling of MP4 files and
can be exploited to cause memory corruption via a specially crafted MP4
file. Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

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