Mercury Audio Player multiple buffer overflow

map-multiple-bo (50288) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Mercury Audio Player is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows, caused by improper bounds checking when parsing .m3u , .b4s, and .pls files. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Mercury Audio Player Web site: Mercury Audio Player - High Fidelity For The Future.
  • BID-34788: Mercury Audio Player 'm3u/b4s/pls' File Multiple Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-4754: Stack-based buffer overflow in Mercury Audio Player 1.21 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a malformed playlist (.m3u) file.
  • CVE-2009-4755: Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Mercury Audio Player 1.21 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in a malformed (1) .b4s or (2) .pls playlist file.
  • OSVDB ID: 54170: Mercury Audio Player B4S Playlist File Handling Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 63343: Mercury Audio Player M3U File Handling Overflow
  • SA34957: Mercury Audio Player Playlist Processing Buffer Overflows

Platforms Affected:

  • Mercury Audio Mercury Audio Player 1.21.04

Reported:

Apr 30, 2009

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