FreeBSD : vlc -- arbitrary code execution in Real RTSP and MMS support (62f36dfd-ff56-11e1-8821-001b2134ef46)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62114


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


Jean-Baptiste Kempf, on behalf of the VideoLAN project reports :

If successful, a malicious third party could crash the VLC media player process. Arbitrary code execution could be possible on some systems.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62114

File Name: freebsd_pkg_62f36dfdff5611e18821001b2134ef46.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/17

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/09/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/12

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (VLC MMS Stream Handling Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-1775, CVE-2012-1776