VLC 2.x < 2.1.2 parseRTSPRequestString Function RTSP Command Parsing Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 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 2.1.2. As such, it reportedly includes a version of Live Networks'
Live555 Streaming Media library earlier than 2013.11.29. A buffer
overflow vulnerability in the 'parseRTSPRequestString()' function in
that library exists that could lead to a program crash or arbitrary code
execution when handling a specially crafted RTSP message.

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to version 2.1.2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 72279 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65131

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6933

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