CVE-2008-0296

NameCVE-2008-0296
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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1543-1, DTSA-111-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs461544

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.11.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourceetch0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-5.1+etch2DSA-1543-1
vlcsourcelenny0.8.6.c-4.1~lenny2DTSA-111-1
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6.c-6medium461544

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