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VLC Media Player SMB 'Win32AddConnection()' BOF Vulnerability - July09 (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

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Stack-based Buffer overflow error in the 'Win32AddConnection' function in modules/access/smb.c while processing a specially crafted long 'smb://' URI within a playlist.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC Media Player version 0.9.9 and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Apply the available patch ***** NOTE: Ignore this warning if above mentioned patch is already applied. *****

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)