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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-9625: vlc multiple issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-9625: vlc multiple issues

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/02/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
02/07/2020

Description

The GetUpdateFile function in misc/update.c in the Updater in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 performs an incorrect cast operation from a 64-bit integer to a 32-bit integer, which allows remote attackers to conduct buffer overflow attacks and execute arbitrary code via a crafted update status file, aka an "integer truncation" vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-vlc

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