CVE-2008-0984

NameCVE-2008-0984
DescriptionThe MP4 demuxer (mp4.c) for VLC media player 0.8.6d and earlier, as used in Miro Player 1.1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via a malformed MP4 file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1543-1, DTSA-116-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs467652
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.1.3-1squeeze6fixed
wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.2.0~rc2-2fixed
stretch, sid2.2.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6.e-1medium467652
vlcsourceetch0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-5.1+etch2highDSA-1543-1
vlcsourcelenny0.8.6.c-6+lenny1highDTSA-116-1

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