FreeBSD : vlc -- invalid id3v2 tags may lead to invalid memory dereferencing (e7d91a3c-a7c9-11df-870c-00242b513d7c)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48334


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


VideoLAN project reports :

VLC fails to perform sufficient input validation when trying to extract some meta-informations about input media through ID3v2 tags.
In the failure case, VLC attempt dereference an invalid memory address, and a crash will ensure.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48334

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e7d91a3ca7c911df870c00242b513d7c.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/08/16

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/07/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2937