FreeBSD : vlc -- Insufficient input validation in MKV demuxer (f9258873-2ee2-11e0-afcd-0015f2db7bde)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51857


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


VLC team reports :

When parsing an invalid MKV (Matroska or WebM) file, input validation are insufficient.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51857

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f92588732ee211e0afcd0015f2db7bde.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/03

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2011/02/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/01/26