CVE-2007-6262

NameCVE-2007-6262
DescriptionA certain ActiveX control in axvlc.dll in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6 before 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the (1) addTarget, (2) getVariable, or (3) setVariable function, resulting from a "bad initialized pointer," aka a "recursive plugin release vulnerability."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.2.6-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- vlc <not-affected> (Windows only issue)

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