CVE-2007-0017

NameCVE-2007-0017
DescriptionMultiple format string vulnerabilities in (1) the cdio_log_handler function in modules/access/cdda/access.c in the CDDA (libcdda_plugin) plugin, and the (2) cdio_log_handler and (3) vcd_log_handler functions in modules/access/vcdx/access.c in the VCDX (libvcdx_plugin) plugin, in VideoLAN VLC 0.7.0 through 0.8.6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI, as demonstrated by a udp://-- URI in an M3U file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1252-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs405425

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.2.1-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.2.4-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.2.4-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-1.2medium405425
vlcsourceetch0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-3mediumDSA-1252-1
vlcsourcesarge0.8.1.svn20050314-1sarge2mediumDSA-1252-1

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