VLC Media Player < 2.0.6 ASF Demuxer Buffer Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801169

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability

Description

The remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application.

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 2.0.6 are potentially affected by a a buffer overflow vulnerability related to the ASF demuxer plugin

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 2.0.6 or later.

See Also

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1302.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?b8052708

http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/8024a

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.0.6.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801169

File Name: 801169.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/04/29

Nessus ID: 66216

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1954

BID: 57333