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CVE-2011-0522

CVE information

Published

11 years ago

Last Modified

5 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The StripTags function in (1) the USF decoder (modules/codec/subtitles/subsdec.c) and (2) the Text decoder (modules/codec/subtitles/subsusf.c) in VideoLAN VLC Media Player 1.1 before 1.1.6-rc allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a subtitle with an opening "<" without a closing ">" in an MKV file, which triggers heap memory corruption, as demonstrated using refined-australia-blu720p-sample.mkv..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.8/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -