VLC Media Player < 0.8.6i WAV File Handling Integer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by an
integer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The installed version of VLC media player is affected by an integer
overflow vulnerability. By tricking a user into opening a malicious
.WAV file, it may be possible to cause a denial of service condition
or execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 0.8.6i or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33485 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30058

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2430

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