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VideoLAN-SA-1104: Integer overflow in XSPF playlist parser

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VideoLAN-SA-1104: Integer overflow in XSPF playlist parser

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/24/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Integer overflow in the XSPF playlist parser in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.8.5 through 1.1.9 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-1_1_10

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