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VLC Media Player Stack Overflow Vulnerability (Lin-Mar09)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

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 Overflow Vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

This flaw is due to improper boundary checking in status.xml in the web interface by an overly long request.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player 0.9.8a and prior on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to VLC media player version 1.0 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)