VLC Media Player < 1.0.1 Remote Integer Underflow (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5112

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is affected by an integer underflow vulnerability.

Description

The version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is earlier than 1.0.1. Such versions contain a flaw in the 'modules/access/rtsp/real.c' file of VLC Player. If an attacker can trick a user into opening a specially crafted RDT data stream, he may be able to execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application.

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player 1.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/505284/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5112

File Name: 5112.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/08/03

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/27

Reference Information

BID: 35821