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Attack: Subtitle Processor m3u 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.


This signature detects an attempt to exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in Subtitle Processor application.

Additional Information

Subtitle Processor is a subtitle editor for movie files.

Subtitle Processor is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when processing a specially crafted '.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.


  • Subtitle Processor 7.7.1

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