FreeBSD : vlc -- format string vulnerability and integer overflow (7128fb45-2633-11dc-94da-0016179b2dd5)

High Nessus Plugin ID 25634


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


isecpartners reports :

VLC is vulnerable to a format string attack in the parsing of Vorbis comments in Ogg Vorbis and Ogg Theora files, CDDA data or SAP/SDP service discovery messages. Additionally, there are two errors in the handling of wav files, one a denial of service due to an uninitialized variable, and one integer overflow in sampling frequency calculations.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25634

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7128fb45263311dc94da0016179b2dd5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/07/01

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/06/05

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3316, CVE-2007-3467, CVE-2007-3468