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VLC Media Player XSPF Playlist Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Linux)

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

4 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone integer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an integer overflow in XSPF playlist file parser, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VLC media player version 0.8.5 through 1.1.9

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to the VLC media player version 1.1.10 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)