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VideoLAN-SA-1004: Insufficient input validation in VLC TagLib plugin

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VideoLAN-SA-1004: Insufficient input validation in VLC TagLib plugin

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/20/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
01/24/2013

Description

The ReadMetaFromId3v2 function in taglib.cpp in the TagLib plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 1.1.2 does not properly process ID3v2 tags, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted media file.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-1_1_3

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