Nullsoft has released Winamp 5.63 to close four security holes which could be exploited to run arbitrary code of the victim's machine. Details on the Secunia site @ http://secunia.com/advisories/46624/

A number of other bugs have also been fixed in the new release.

The update hasn't made it yet to the official Winamp download page, but can be downloaded via a link in their forums @ http://forums.winamp.com/showthread.php?t=345684

Extras you might want to avoid.

  • UniBlue Rergistry Booster | checkmark the bottom radio button as shown in the screenshot to avoid installing this piece of bloatware.

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  • Remove the checkmark from all the options shown in the screenshot below otherwise your favourite search engine will change to AOL among other undesirables.

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  • Uncheck the option to install 7Digital to avoid a number of useless add-ons.

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