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VideoLAN-SA-0805: Arbitrary code execution through rogue VLC plugins in the current directory

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VideoLAN-SA-0805: Arbitrary code execution through rogue VLC plugins in the current directory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/12/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC before 0.9.0 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a malicious library under the modules/ or plugins/ subdirectories of the current working directory.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-0_8_6g

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