SonicStage CP buffer overflow vulnerability


SonicStage CP is vulnerable to buffer overflow.

Sony SonicStage CP is software for music management. SonicStage CP contains a vulnerability that can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow when importing a specially crafted playlist file with the .m3u extension.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 6.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: Partial
Affected Products

Sony Corporation
  • SonicStage Ver.4.0
  • SonicStage Ver.4.1
  • SonicStage Ver.4.2
  • SonicStage Ver.4.3


Importing a specially crafted playlist file with the .m3u extension can cause a buffer overflow, allowing a remote attacker to crash SonicStage CP and at the same time execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

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Vendor Information

Sony Corporation
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Buffer Errors(CWE-119) [NVD Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2007-5709

  1. JVN : JVN#66291445
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2007-5709
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA27270
  4. SecurityFocus : 26241
  5. ISS X-Force Database : 38160
Revision History

  • [2008/05/21]
      Web page published