Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
Stack-based buffer overflow in the media library in BS.Global BS.Player 2.51 build 1022, 2.41 build 1003, and possibly other versions allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long ID3 tag in a .MP3 file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
CWE-119 - Buffer Overflow
Buffer overflow attacks involve data transit and operations exceeding the restricted memory buffer, thereby corrupting or overwriting data in adjacent memory locations. Such overflow allows the attacker to run arbitrary code or manipulate the existing code to cause privilege escalation, data breach, denial of service, system crash and even complete system compromise. Given that languages such as C and C++ lack default safeguards against overwriting or accessing data in their memory, applications utilizing these languages are most susceptible to buffer overflows attacks.