VLC Media Player < 0.8.6i WAV File Handling Integer Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 33485


The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability.


The installed version of VLC media player is affected by an integer overflow vulnerability. By tricking a user into opening a malicious .WAV file, it may be possible to cause a denial of service condition or execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.


Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 0.8.6i or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33485

File Name: vlc_0_8_6i.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/07/15

Modified: 2011/04/13

Dependencies: 31852

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


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

CPE: cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player

Required KB Items: SMB/VLC/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2430

BID: 30058

OSVDB: 46660

CWE: 189