VLC Media Player < 1.1.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 53405
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a media player that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is earlier than 1.1.9. Such versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities:
- A heap based buffer overflow exists in the function 'MP4_ReadBox_skcr' in 'modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c'.
This issue can be triggered when parsing of a malicious MP4 file and lead to application crashes and possibly arbitrary code execution.
- An unspecified error exists in the third-party libmodplug component included with VLC.
SolutionUpgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.9 or later.