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Attack: MicroP mppl File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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.


This signature detects attempts to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in MicroP which could result in remote code execution.

Additional Information

MicroP is a multimedia player application available for Microsoft Windows.

The application is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate boundary checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when the application opens specially crafted '.mppl' files.

Successfully exploiting this issue may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the vulnerable application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.


  • MicroP version is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


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