FreeBSD : vlc -- format string vulnerability and integer overflow (7128fb45-2633-11dc-94da-0016179b2dd5)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

isecpartners reports :

VLC is vulnerable to a format string attack in the parsing of Vorbis
comments in Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Theora files, CDDA data or SAP/SDP
service discovery messages. Additionally, there are two errors in the
handling of wav files, one a denial of service due to an uninitialized
variable, and one integer overflow in sampling frequency calculations.

See also :

http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2007-001-vlc.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?5e3cc1e6

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25634 (freebsd_pkg_7128fb45263311dc94da0016179b2dd5.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3316
CVE-2007-3467
CVE-2007-3468

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