VLC Media Player < 2.0.2 Ogg_DecodePacket Function OGG File Handling Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a media player that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is
earlier than 2.0.2. It is, therefore, reportedly affected by a heap-
based buffer overflow vulnerability.

An error exists in the function 'Ogg_DecodePacket' in the file
'modules/demux/ogg.c' that does not properly validate input and
could allow a heap-based buffer overflow. Opening a specially
crafted file can result in the execution of arbitrary code.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 2.0.2 or later. Alternatively,
remove any affected plugin files from VLC's plugins directory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 60049 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54345

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3377

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