Debian DLA-3050-1 : vlc - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 162125

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3050 advisory.

- A vulnerability in EbmlTypeDispatcher::send in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.11 allows attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted .mkv file. (CVE-2020-26664)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vlc packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.12-0+deb9u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=979676

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

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3050

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2020-26664

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162125

File Name: debian_DLA-3050.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/11/2022

Updated: 6/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-26664

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlccore-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlccore8, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlccore9, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-l10n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-nox, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-access-extra, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-base, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-fluidsynth, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-jack, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-notify, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-qt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-samba, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-sdl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-skins2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-svg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-video-output, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-video-splitter, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-visualization, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-zvbi, 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: 6/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-26664

IAVB: 2021-B-0007