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VLC Media Player OGG Demuxer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

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

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

A boundary error exists within the 'Ogg_DecodePacket()' function (modules/demux/ogg.c) when processing OGG container files. This can be exploited to cause heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted OGG file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player versions prior to 2.0.2 on Windows

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to VLC media player version 2.0.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)