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VideoLAN-SA-1005: DLL preloading vulnerability

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VideoLAN-SA-1005: DLL preloading vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/26/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in bin/winvlc.c in VLC Media Player 1.1.3 and earlier allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse wintab32.dll that is located in the same folder as a .mp3 file.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-1_1_4

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