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Attack: BS.Player Playlist File BO

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in BS.Player application which may result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

BS.Player is a multimedia player available for Microsoft Windows.

BS.Player is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when processing an '.m3u' file.

Attackers may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.

Affected

  • BS.Player 2.57

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