Vulnerability Details

Xvid Buffer overflow Vulnerability (Windows) - Jun09

Published: 2009-06-09 06:37:33
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

Remote attackers may exploit this issue to cause multiple heap based buffer overflow, execute arbitrary code and may cause denial of service.

Affected Versions:
Xvid before 1.2.2 on Windows.

Technical Details:
- Inadequate sanitation of user supplied data in 'decoder_iframe', 'decoder_pframe' and 'decoder_bframe' functions in xvidcore/src/decoder.c and can be exploited by providing a crafted macroblock (aka MBlock) number in a video stream in a crafted movie file. - A boundary error in 'decoder_create' function n xvidcore/src/decoder.c can be exploited via vectors involving the DirectShow (aka DShow) frontend and improper handling of the XVID_ERR_MEMORY return code during processing of a crafted movie file

Upgrade to Xvid 1.2.2 or later.

This host has Xvid installed, and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerability.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:


CVSS Score
Buffer overflow

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