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VLC Media Player Real Demuxer File Handling Array Indexing Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

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

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with VLC media player and is prone to array indexing vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

This issue is caused by an array indexing error in the 'Close()' and 'DemuxAudioMethod1()' [modules/demux/real.c] functions within the Real demuxer when processing a Real Media file with a zero 'i_subpackets' value.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC Media Player version 1.1.5 and prior.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to VLC version 1.1.6 or apply patch from below link.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)