VLC Media Player < 2.0.1 Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801176

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors

Description

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

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 2.0.1 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A stack overflow exists in MMS support. (CVE-2012-1775)

- Multiple heap overflows exist in Real RTSP support. (CVE-2012-1776)

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 2.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://.videolan.org/security/sa1201.html

http://.videolan.org/security/sa1202.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801176

File Name: 801176.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/03/21

Nessus ID: 58416

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (windows/browser/vlc_mms_bof.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1775, CVE-2012-1776

BID: 52550, 53391