WinAmp Skin Flaw Patched

Nullsoft closes a vulnerability allowing hackers to install Trojans and spyware.

Nullsoft has released a patch for its WinAmp media player that closes a vulnerability allowing hackers to install Trojans and spyware.

The company released WinAmp 5.05 to modify the way the skin installer mechanism works. WinAmp will now prompt all users with a confirmation window before installing any skins and will only extract files considered low risk before loading a WinAmp skin.

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