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Attack: Mini-stream Ripper CVE-2009-5109

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 Mini-stream Ripper application.

Additional Information

Mini-stream Ripper is a media player for the Windows operating system.

Mini-stream Ripper is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when opening a specially crafted '.pls' file.

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


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