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VideoLAN-SA-0701: URL format string injection in CDDA and VCDX plugins

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VideoLAN-SA-0701: URL format string injection in CDDA and VCDX plugins

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/02/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in (1) the cdio_log_handler function in modules/access/cdda/access.c in the CDDA (libcdda_plugin) plugin, and the (2) cdio_log_handler and (3) vcd_log_handler functions in modules/access/vcdx/access.c in the VCDX (libvcdx_plugin) plugin, in VideoLAN VLC 0.7.0 through 0.8.6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI, as demonstrated by a udp://-- URI in an M3U file.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-0_8_6a

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