Zero-friction vulnerability management platform

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

VLC Media Player TY Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability (Windows)

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

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error while parsing the header of an invalid TY file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player 0.9.0 through 0.9.4 on Windows (Any).

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Version 0.9.5, or Apply the available patch ***** NOTE: Ignore this warning if above mentioned patch is already applied. *****

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)