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VideoLAN-SA-0703: Recursive plugin release vulnerability in Active X plugin

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VideoLAN-SA-0703: Recursive plugin release vulnerability in Active X plugin

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/05/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

A certain ActiveX control in axvlc.dll in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6 before 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the (1) addTarget, (2) getVariable, or (3) setVariable function, resulting from a "bad initialized pointer," aka a "recursive plugin release vulnerability."

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-0_8_6d

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