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VideoLAN-SA-1501: Multiple buffer and heap overflows in VLC modules and updater

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VideoLAN-SA-1501: Multiple buffer and heap overflows in VLC modules and updater

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/29/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/29/2015
Modified
01/31/2020

Description

The rtp_packetize_xiph_config function in modules/stream_out/rtpfmt.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 uses a stack-allocation approach with a size determined by arbitrary input data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value.

Solution(s)

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-2_1_6

References

  • videolan-vlc-upgrade-2_1_6

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