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VideoLAN VLC TiVo Buffer Overflow

This module exploits a buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC 0.9.4. By creating a malicious TY file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code.

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Module Name

exploit/windows/fileformat/videolan_tivo

Authors

  • MC <mc [at] metasploit.com>

References

Targets

  • VideoLAN VLC 0.9.4 (XP SP3 English)
  • VideoLAN VLC 0.9.2 (XP SP3 English)

Platforms

  • windows

Reliability

Development

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/fileformat/videolan_tivo msf exploit(videolan_tivo) > show targets ...targets... msf exploit(videolan_tivo) > set TARGET <target-id> msf exploit(videolan_tivo) > show options ...show and set options... msf exploit(videolan_tivo) > exploit

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