VLC Media Player < 2.0.1 Multiple RCE

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6355

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running VLC 2.x prior to 2.0.1 and is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A stack overflow exists in MMS support. (CVE-2012-1775)
- Multiple heap overflows exist in Real RTSP support. (CVE-2012-1776)

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 2.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1201.html

http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1202.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6355

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/03/21

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 9797

Nessus ID: 58416

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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

CPE: cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/15

Exploitable With

Metasploit (windows/browser/vlc_mms_bof.rb)

Reference Information

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

BID: 52550, 53391