Media Player Classic AVI file buffer overflow

mediaplayerclassic-avi-bo (36583) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Media Player Classic is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted AVI file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim.

Note: This vulnerability also affects StormPlayer, CD-Storm (MYMPC) and other products based on Media Player Classic.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

  • CD-Storm (MYMPC) Web site: CD-Storm (MYMPC). (Web site is in Chinese)
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [02-22-2010]: Media Player Classic v6.4.9.1 (.avi) Buffer Overflow Exploit .
  • StormPlayer Web site: StormPlayer. (Web site is in Chinese)
  • Vulnhunt Web site: Advisory CAL-20070912-1: Multiple vendor produce handling AVI file vulnerabilities.
  • BID-25650: Media Player Classic Malformed AVI Header Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-4939: Heap-based buffer overflow in mplayerc.exe in Media Player Classic (MPC) 6.4.9.0 and earlier, as used standalone and in mympc (aka CD-Storm) 1.0.0.1, StormPlayer 1.0.4, and possibly other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a .avi file with an indx truck size of 0xffffffff, and certain wLongsPerEntry and nEntriesInuse values.
  • OSVDB ID: 37378: Media Player Classic (MPC) mplayerc.exe AVI File Processing Multiple Overflows
  • SA26806: Media Player Classic AVI File Processing Buffer Overflow
  • SA26807: Storm Player AVI File Processing Buffer Overflow
  • SA26808: MyMPC AVI File Processing Buffer Overflow
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3140: Media Player Classic and MPlayer AVI File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3141: Storm Player AVI indx Chunk Processing Client-Side Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2007-3142: MyMPC AVI indx Chunk Processing Client-Side Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Media Player Classic (MPC) Media Player Classic (MPC) 6.4.9
  • Media Player Classic (MPC) Media Player Classic (MPC) 6.4.9.1
  • MYMPC.COM.CN CD-Storm (MYMPC) 1.0.0.1
  • VeryCD.com StormPlayer 1.0.4

Reported:

Sep 12, 2007

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