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VideoLAN-SA-0804: Arbitrary file overwrite and other abuses through M3U parser

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VideoLAN-SA-0804: Arbitrary file overwrite and other abuses through M3U parser

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/16/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

The browser plugin in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the :demuxdump-file option in a filename in a playlist, or (2) a EXTVLCOPT statement in an MP3 file, possibly an argument injection vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-0_8_6d

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