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VLC Media Player '.amr' File Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

10 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 an access violation error, when opening a specially-crafted '.amr' file, which allows remote attacker to cause the application to crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player version prior to 1.1.11 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)