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VLC Media Player Meta-Information Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

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

12 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 input validation error when trying to extract meta-informations about input media through 'ID3v2' tags.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player version prior to 1.1.3 on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the VLC media player version 1.1.3 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)