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Attack: WM Downloader BO 2

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 WM Downloader application.

Additional Information

WM Downloader is a file download management application.

The application is prone to a remote stack-based buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to perform adequate checks on user-supplied input. Specifically, this issue occurs when parsing a specially crafted '.m3u' 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.


  • WM Downloader

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