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VideoLAN-SA-1106: Heap overflow in AVI demuxer

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VideoLAN-SA-1106: Heap overflow in AVI demuxer

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/26/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/24/2013
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the AVI_ChunkRead_strf function in libavi.c in the AVI demuxer in VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.1.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted AVI media file.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-1_1_11

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