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VLC Media Player Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities-01 Jan15 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VLC media player and is prone to multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws are due to overflow conditions in the, - ASF_ObjectDumpDebug function within modules/demux/asf/libasf.c script, - AVI_ChunkDumpDebug_level function within modules/demux/avi/libavi.c script, - AVI_ChunkDumpDebug_level function within modules/demux/avi/libavi.c script - MP4_BoxDumpStructure function within modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c script.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.0.2 on Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to VideoLAN VLC media player version 1.0.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)