VLC Media Player 0.5.0 to 1.1.10 Multiple Buffer Overflows
High Nessus Plugin ID 55608
SynopsisThe remote Windows host contains a media player that can allow code execution.
DescriptionThe version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is between 0.5.0 and 1.1.10. As such, it is reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities:
- An integer overflow error exists in the handling of the RealAudio portions of RealMedia files. (VideoLAN-SA-1105)
- An integer underflow error exists in the handling of 'strf' portions of AVI files. (VideoLAN-SA-1106)
Exploiting these vulnerabilities can lead to application crashes and possibly code execution through heap-based buffer overflows.
SolutionUpgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.11 or later.