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VLC Media Player TiVo Demuxer Double Free Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

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

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to double free vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a double-free error within the 'get_chunk_header()' function in 'modules/demux/ty.c' of the TiVo demuxer when opening a specially crafted TiVo (*.ty) file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player version 0.9.0 to 1.1.12 on Mac OS X

Solution

Solution

Upgrade VLC media player to 1.1.13 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)