VLC Media Player < 1.1.8 Multiple Buffer Overflows (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5846

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that allows arbitrary code execution.

Description

The remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application.

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 1.1.8 are potentially affected by buffer overflow vulnerabilities when handling specially crafted AMV and NSV files, which could result in arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.8 or later.

See Also

http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vlc-vulnerabilities-amv-nsv-files

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/1.1.8.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5846

File Name: 5846.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2011/03/25

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 52976

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2011/03/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/03/23

Exploitable With

CANVAS (White_Phosphorus)

Metasploit (windows/browser/vlc_amv.rb)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3275, CVE-2010-3276

BID: 47012

OSVDB: 71277, 71278