DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the libaccess_realrtsp plugin in VideoLAN VLC Media Player 0.8.6d and earlier on Windows might allow remote RTSP servers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1543-1, DTSA-111-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs461544

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.2.4-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.2.4-7fixed

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

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