VLC Media Player 0.9.x < 0.9.8a RealMedia Processing Remote Integer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The version of VLC media player 0.9 installed on the remote host is
earlier than 0.9.8a. Such versions contain a heap-based integer
buffer overflow in the Real demuxer plugin (libreal_plugin.*'). If an
attacker can trick a user into opening a specially crafted RealMedia
(.rm) file, arbitrary code could be executed within the context of the
affected application.

See also :

http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-013.txt
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Dec/3
http://www.videolan.org/sa0811.html

Solution :

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 0.9.8a or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 35068 ()

Bugtraq ID: 32545

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5276

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