FreeBSD : vlc -- Use after free vulnerability (dc57ad48-ecbb-439b-a4d0-5869be47684e)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111224

Synopsis

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

Mitre reports :

VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.x is prone to a use after free vulnerability which an attacker can leverage to execute arbitrary code via crafted MKV files. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-11529

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Jul/28

https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/pull/10335

http://www.nessus.org/u?e308d94a

http://www.nessus.org/u?1ea30dee

http://www.nessus.org/u?1e661ce4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111224

File Name: freebsd_pkg_dc57ad48ecbb439ba4d05869be47684e.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/07/23

Modified: 2018/07/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc-qt4, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/21

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/06/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-11529