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FreeBSD: vlc -- cue processing stack overflow (Multiple CVEs)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/10/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/08/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6 might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an an invalid RealText (rt) subtitle file, related to the ParseRealText function in modules/demux/subtitle.c. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2008-5032 on 20081110.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-vlc
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-vlc-devel

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-vlc
  • freebsd-upgrade-package-vlc-devel

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