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VLC Media Player 3GP File Denial of Service Vulnerability Oct15 (Windows)

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

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VLC media player and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to insufficient restrictions on a writable buffer which affects the 3GP file format parser.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.1 and earlier on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Updates are available, please see the references for more information.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)