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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-1881: VLC: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2008-1881: VLC: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ParseSSA function (modules/demux/subtitle.c) in VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long subtitle in an SSA file. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6681.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-video-vlc

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-media-video-vlc

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