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The remote Windows host contains a media player that can allow code
The version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is
between 0.5.0 and 1.1.10. As such, it is reportedly affected by
- An integer overflow error exists in the handling of
the RealAudio portions of RealMedia files.
- An integer underflow error exists in the handling of
'strf' portions of AVI files. (VideoLAN-SA-1106)
Exploiting these vulnerabilities can lead to application crashes and
possibly code execution through heap-based buffer overflows.
See also :
Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.11 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false