Weird MAC Crash; anyone who can decipher the log for me?

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My Macbook Pro (mid 2009) with a recently clean installed Mountain Lion experienced a weird crash. I have never had one like this: suddenly the screen turns white and informs that the computer has been restarted due to a problem. As I restart, the log below pops up.
I had several software running behind: Safari 6.0.2, VLC media player, Microsoft Mac Outlook, Soulseek Mac, and Text Edit.
I have no idea how to decipher this or where to identify the problem. Is it a virus? (I have firewall ON) Or worse: is my hard disk dying?
Any help in troubleshooting this appreciated!!
Many thanks!!
Znufkin
Interval Since Last Panic Report:  1547616 sec
Panics Since Last Report:          1
Anonymous UUID:                    9E82AF96-F8B8-AE80-3CD4-B17465BBFBEE
Sat Jan 26 20:35:43 2013
panic(cpu 1 caller 0xffffff80150b7bd5): Kernel trap at 0xffffff80150a3482, type 13=general protection, registers:
CR0: 0x0000000080010033, CR2: 0x000000014c528000, CR3: 0x0000000021eb9000, CR4: 0x0000000000000660
RAX: 0x0000000000000000, RBX: 0xffffff80242d2fc0, RCX: 0x0000000000000000, RDX: 0xf7ffff8027e08000
RSP: 0xffffff80fd27bb40, RBP: 0xffffff80fd27bb90, RSI: 0x0000000000000060, RDI: 0x00000000001217fe
R8:  0x0000000000000000, R9:  0x0000000000000001, R10: 0x0000000001000000, R11: 0x0000000000000246
R12: 0xffffff801c616aa0, R13: 0x0000000000000036, R14: 0x0000000128a13000, R15: 0xffffffffffffff9f
RFL: 0x0000000000010246, RIP: 0xffffff80150a3482, CS:  0x0000000000000008, SS:  0x0000000000000010
Fault CR2: 0x000000014c528000, Error code: 0x0000000000000000, Fault CPU: 0x1
Backtrace (CPU 1), Frame : Return Address
0xffffff80fd27b7e0 : 0xffffff801501d626
0xffffff80fd27b850 : 0xffffff80150b7bd5
0xffffff80fd27ba20 : 0xffffff80150ce4ed
0xffffff80fd27ba40 : 0xffffff80150a3482
0xffffff80fd27bb90 : 0xffffff8015077837
0xffffff80fd27be60 : 0xffffff8015070bab
0xffffff80fd27bf20 : 0xffffff801535bed3
0xffffff80fd27bf50 : 0xffffff80153e182a
0xffffff80fd27bfb0 : 0xffffff80150ced33
BSD process name corresponding to current thread: mds
Mac OS version:
12C60
Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 12.2.0: Sat Aug 25 00:48:52 PDT 2012; root:xnu-2050.18.24~1/RELEASE_X86_64
Kernel UUID: 69A5853F-375A-3EF4-9247-478FD0247333
Kernel slide:     0x0000000014e00000
Kernel text base: 0xffffff8015000000
System model name: MacBookPro5,5 (Mac-F2268AC8)
System uptime in nanoseconds: 15644335442875
last loaded kext at 622426504875: com.apple.driver.AppleUSBCDC          4.1.22 (addr 0xffffff7f97261000, size 16384)
last unloaded kext at 14882334086144: com.apple.filesystems.msdosfs          1.8 (addr 0xffffff7f95d6e000, size 57344)
loaded kexts:
com.apple.driver.AppleHWSensor          1.9.5d0
com.apple.filesystems.autofs          3.0
com.apple.iokit.IOBluetoothSerialManager          4.0.9f33
com.apple.driver.AudioAUUC          1.60
com.apple.driver.AGPM          100.12.69
com.apple.driver.AppleHDA          2.3.1f2
com.apple.driver.AppleMikeyHIDDriver          122
com.apple.iokit.IOUserEthernet          1.0.0d1
com.apple.Dont_Steal_Mac_OS_X          7.0.0
com.apple.driver.ApplePolicyControl          3.2.11
com.apple.driver.AppleBacklight          170.2.3
com.apple.driver.ACPI_SMC_PlatformPlugin          1.0.0
com.apple.iokit.BroadcomBluetoothHCIControllerUSBTransport          4.0.9f33
com.apple.driver.AppleSMCLMU          2.0.2d0
com.apple.driver.AppleMikeyDriver          2.3.1f2
com.apple.driver.AppleUpstreamUserClient          3.5.10
com.apple.driver.AppleMCCSControl          1.0.33
com.apple.driver.AppleLPC          1.6.0
com.apple.GeForce          8.0.0
com.apple.driver.SMCMotionSensor          3.0.2d6
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBTCButtons          235.4
com.apple.AppleFSCompression.AppleFSCompressionTypeDataless          1.0.0d1
com.apple.AppleFSCompression.AppleFSCompressionTypeZlib          1.0.0d1
com.apple.BootCache          34
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBTCKeyboard          235.4
com.apple.driver.AppleIRController          320.15
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBCardReader          3.1.0
com.apple.iokit.SCSITaskUserClient          3.5.1
com.apple.driver.XsanFilter          404
com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIBlockStorage          2.2.2
com.apple.nvenet          2.0.19
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBHub          5.2.5
com.apple.driver.AppleAHCIPort          2.4.1
com.apple.driver.AirPort.Brcm4331          602.15.22
com.apple.driver.AppleFWOHCI          4.9.6
com.apple.driver.AppleSmartBatteryManager          161.0.0
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBEHCI          5.4.0
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBOHCI          5.2.5
com.apple.driver.AppleEFINVRAM          1.6.1
com.apple.driver.AppleRTC          1.5
com.apple.driver.AppleHPET          1.7
com.apple.driver.AppleACPIButtons          1.6
com.apple.driver.AppleSMBIOS          1.9
com.apple.driver.AppleACPIEC          1.6
com.apple.driver.AppleAPIC          1.6
com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagementClient          196.0.0
com.apple.nke.applicationfirewall          4.0.39
com.apple.security.quarantine          2
com.apple.driver.AppleIntelCPUPowerManagement          196.0.0
com.apple.kext.triggers          1.0
com.apple.iokit.IOSerialFamily          10.0.6
com.apple.driver.DspFuncLib          2.3.1f2
com.apple.iokit.IOAudioFamily          1.8.9fc10
com.apple.kext.OSvKernDSPLib          1.6
com.apple.iokit.IOSurface          86.0.3
com.apple.iokit.IOBluetoothFamily          4.0.9f33
com.apple.driver.AppleGraphicsControl          3.2.11
com.apple.driver.AppleBacklightExpert          1.0.4
com.apple.driver.IOPlatformPluginLegacy          1.0.0
com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireIP          2.2.5
com.apple.iokit.AppleBluetoothHCIControllerUSBTransport          4.0.9f33
com.apple.driver.AppleHDAController          2.3.1f2
com.apple.iokit.IOHDAFamily          2.3.1f2
com.apple.driver.AppleSMBusController          1.0.10d0
com.apple.driver.IOPlatformPluginFamily          5.2.0d16
com.apple.driver.AppleSMBusPCI          1.0.10d0
com.apple.nvidia.nv50hal          8.0.0
com.apple.NVDAResman          8.0.0
com.apple.iokit.IONDRVSupport          2.3.5
com.apple.iokit.IOGraphicsFamily          2.3.5
com.apple.driver.AppleSMC          3.1.4d2
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBMultitouch          235.7
com.apple.iokit.IOUSBHIDDriver          5.2.5
com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIBlockCommandsDevice          3.5.1
com.apple.iokit.IOUSBMassStorageClass          3.5.0
com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIMultimediaCommandsDevice          3.5.1
com.apple.iokit.IOBDStorageFamily          1.7
com.apple.iokit.IODVDStorageFamily          1.7.1
com.apple.iokit.IOCDStorageFamily          1.7.1
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBMergeNub          5.2.5
com.apple.driver.AppleUSBComposite          5.2.5
com.apple.iokit.IOAHCISerialATAPI          2.5.0
com.apple.iokit.IOSCSIArchitectureModelFamily          3.5.1
com.apple.iokit.IOUSBUserClient          5.2.5
com.apple.iokit.IOAHCIFamily          2.2.1
com.apple.iokit.IO80211Family          500.15
com.apple.iokit.IONetworkingFamily          3.0
com.apple.iokit.IOFireWireFamily          4.5.5
com.apple.iokit.IOUSBFamily          5.4.0
com.apple.driver.NVSMU          2.2.9
com.apple.driver.AppleEFIRuntime          1.6.1
com.apple.iokit.IOHIDFamily          1.8.0
com.apple.iokit.IOSMBusFamily          1.1
com.apple.security.sandbox          220
com.apple.kext.AppleMatch          1.0.0d1
com.apple.security.TMSafetyNet          7
com.apple.driver.DiskImages          344
com.apple.iokit.IOStorageFamily          1.8
com.apple.driver.AppleKeyStore          28.21
com.apple.driver.AppleACPIPlatform          1.6
com.apple.iokit.IOPCIFamily          2.7.2
com.apple.iokit.IOACPIFamily          1.4
com.apple.kec.corecrypto          1.0
Model: MacBookPro5,5, BootROM MBP55.00AC.B03, 2 processors, Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.26 GHz, 8 GB, SMC 1.47f2
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, NVIDIA GeForce 9400M, PCI, 256 MB
Memory Module: BANK 0/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1067 MHz, 0x029E, 0x434D33583447534431303636202020202020
Memory Module: BANK 1/DIMM0, 4 GB, DDR3, 1067 MHz, 0x029E, 0x434D33583447534431303636202020202020
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x14E4, 0x8D), Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (5.106.98.81.22)
Bluetooth: Version 4.0.9f33 10885, 2 service, 11 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Network Service: Wi-Fi, AirPort, en1
Serial ATA Device: ST9500420ASG, 500.11 GB
Serial ATA Device: HL-DT-ST DVDRW  GS23N
USB Device: Built-in iSight, apple_vendor_id, 0x8507, 0x24400000 / 2
USB Device: Internal Memory Card Reader, apple_vendor_id, 0x8403, 0x26500000 / 2
USB Device: BRCM2046 Hub, 0x0a5c  (Broadcom Corp.), 0x4500, 0x06100000 / 2
USB Device: Bluetooth USB Host Controller, apple_vendor_id, 0x8213, 0x06110000 / 3
USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad, apple_vendor_id, 0x0237, 0x04600000 / 3
USB Device: IR Receiver, apple_vendor_id, 0x8242, 0x04500000 / 2
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