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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9625: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2014-9625: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/31/2020

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)

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

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