VLC Media Player > 0.5.0 and < 1.1.11 Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5987

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors

Description

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

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 1.1.11 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the Read Media file parser. (SA-1105)

- A heap overflow vulnerability exists in the AVI file parser. (SA-1106)

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.11 or later.

See Also

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1105.html

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1106.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5987

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2011/07/18

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 55608

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2011/07/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2011/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2587, CVE-2011-2588

BID: 48664