CVE-2020-13428

MEDIUM

Description

A heap-based buffer overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 3.0.11 for macOS/iOS allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video (.avi for example) file.

References

http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-3.0.git;a=commit;h=d5c43c21c747ff30ed19fcca745dea3481c733e0

https://github.com/videolan/vlc/commits/master/modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c

https://github.com/videolan/vlc-3.0/releases/tag/3.0.11

https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4704

https://www.videolan.org/security/sb-vlc3011.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-06-08

Updated: 2020-06-19

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
145328openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2021-91)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
145292openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2021-76)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
137691FreeBSD : vlc heap-based buffer overflow (77896891-b08a-11ea-937b-b42e99a1b9c3)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium
137573Debian DSA-4704-1 : vlc - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium