ASX to MP3 Converter .M3U buffer overflow

asxmp3-m3u-bo (49840) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


ASX to MP3 Converter is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking when parsing malicious .M3U files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .M3U file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.


Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
Temporal Score: 8.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Mini-stream Web site: ASX to MP3 Converter.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [08-02-2010]: Mini-stream RM-MP3 Converter/WMDownloader/ASX to MP3 Converter Stack Buffer Overflow Exploit.
  • BID-34494: Multiple Mini-stream Software Products '.m3u' File Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1324: Stack-based buffer overflow in Mini-stream ASX to MP3 Converter allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long URI in a playlist (.m3u) file.
  • OSVDB ID: 55357: Mini-stream ASX to MP3 Converter Playlist (.m3u) URI Handling Overflow
  • SA34681: Mini-stream ASX to MP3 Converter Playlist Processing Buffer Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Mini-stream ASX to MP3 Converter


Apr 13, 2009

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