FreeBSD : vlc -- arbitrary code execution in the RealMedia processor (acf80afa-c3ef-11dd-a721-0030843d3802)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Tobias Klein from TrapKit reports :

The VLC media player contains an integer overflow vulnerability while
parsing malformed RealMedia (.rm) files. The vulnerability leads to a
heap overflow that can be exploited by a (remote) attacker to execute
arbitrary code in the context of VLC media player.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35056 (freebsd_pkg_acf80afac3ef11dda7210030843d3802.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32545

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5276

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