FreeBSD : VLC -- Possibly remote code execution via crafted file (6d402857-2fba-11e6-9f31-5404a68ad561)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91581


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The VLC project reports :

Fix out-of-bound write in adpcm QT IMA codec (CVE-2016-5108)


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91581

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6d4028572fba11e69f315404a68ad561.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/06/14

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc-qt4, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/05/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5108