Debian DSA-4366-1 : vlc - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 121135

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

An integer underflow was discovered in the CAF demuxer of the VLC media player.

Solution

Upgrade the vlc packages.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.6-0+deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/vlc

https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/vlc

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4366

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 121135

File Name: debian_DSA-4366.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/14/2019

Updated: 2/24/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/5/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19857

DSA: 4366