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VideoLAN-SA-1002: Buffer overflow in ancient VLC media player

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VideoLAN-SA-1002: Buffer overflow in ancient VLC media player

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/21/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
08/22/2013

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC Media Player 0.8.6 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an ogg file with a crafted Advanced SubStation Alpha Subtitle (.ass) file, probably involving the Dialogue field.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-1_0_5

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