FreeBSD : vlc -- invalid id3v2 tags may lead to invalid memory dereferencing (e7d91a3c-a7c9-11df-870c-00242b513d7c)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

VideoLAN project reports :

VLC fails to perform sufficient input validation when trying to
extract some meta-informations about input media through ID3v2 tags.
In the failure case, VLC attempt dereference an invalid memory
address, and a crash will ensure.

See also :

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1004.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?f120b08b

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48334 (freebsd_pkg_e7d91a3ca7c911df870c00242b513d7c.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2937

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