VLC Media Player < 1.0.2 Multiple Remote Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by
multiple remote buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is
earlier than 1.0.2. Such versions are vulnerable to a stack overflow
when parsing MP4, ASF, or AVI files with an overly deep box structure.
If an attacker can trick a user into opening a specially crafted MP4,
ASF, or AVI file with the affected application, arbitrary code could
be executed subject to the user's privileges.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.0.2 or later.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 41626 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36439


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