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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0522: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2011-0522: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/07/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The StripTags function in (1) the USF decoder (modules/codec/subtitles/subsdec.c) and (2) the Text decoder (modules/codec/subtitles/subsusf.c) in VideoLAN VLC Media Player 1.1 before 1.1.6-rc allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a subtitle with an opening "<" without a closing ">" in an MKV file, which triggers heap memory corruption, as demonstrated using refined-australia-blu720p-sample.mkv.

Solution(s)

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

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