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VUPlayer .asx Playlist File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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 Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with VUPlayer and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

Certain .asx and .pls files fails to perform adequate boundary checks in HREF attribute of a REF element via long .asf file. This can also be exploited by a file composed entirely of 'A' characters.

Affected Software

Affected Software

VUPlayer version 2.49 (2.4.9.0) and prior on Windows.

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)