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VLC Media Player Multiple Stack-Based BOF Vulnerabilities - Nov08 (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to Multiple Stack-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are caused while parsing, - header of an invalid CUE image file related to modules/access/vcd/cdrom.c. - an invalid RealText(rt) subtitle file related to the ParseRealText function in modules/demux/subtitle.c.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player 0.5.0 through 0.9.5 on Windows (Any).

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to 0.9.6.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)