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VLC Media Player < 1.1.10 XSPF Playlist Parser Integer Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that allows arbitrary code execution.

Description

The remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application.

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 1.1.10 are potentially affected by an integer overflow in the XSPF playlist parser. Exploiting this vulnerability can lead to application crashes and possibly code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.10 or later.