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VLC Media Player < 3.0.9 DoS Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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

An off-by-one error in the DecodeBlock function in codec/sdl_image.c allows remote attackers to cause a denial-of-service (memory corruption) via a crafted image file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VideoLAN VLC Media Player before version 3.0.9 on Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 3.0.9 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)