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VLC Media Player < 3.0.11 DoS Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

VLC Media Player is prone to a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A heap based overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c allows remote attacker to cause denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VideoLAN VLC Media Player before version 3.0.11 on Mac OS X.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 3.0.11 or later.

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