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VLC Media Player 'MP4_ReadBox_skcr()' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

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

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by a heap corruption error in the 'MP4_ReadBox_skcr()' [modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c] function when processing malformed MP4 (MPEG-4 Part 14) data.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player version prior to 1.1.9 on Linux

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the VLC media player version 1.1.9 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)