Video Converter Wizard .cue file buffer overflow

videoconverterwizard-cue-bo (49807) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Video Converter Wizard is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when parsing malicious .cue files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .cue playlist file containing an overly long entry, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • XiliSoft Video Converter Web site: XiliSoft Video Converter.
  • BID-34472: Xilisoft Video Converter Wizard '.CUE' File Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1370: Stack-based buffer overflow in ape_plugin.plg in Xilisoft Video Converter 3.1.53.0704n and 5.1.23.0402 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string in a .cue file.
  • OSVDB ID: 53595: Video Converter ape_plugin.plg CUE File Handling Overflow
  • SA34660: Xilisoft Video Converter CUE File Parsing Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Xilisoft Video Converter Wizard 3.1.53.0704n
  • Xilisoft Video Converter Wizard 5.1.23.0402

Reported:

Apr 10, 2009

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