CVE-2008-1489

NameCVE-2008-1489
DescriptionInteger overflow in the MP4_ReadBox_rdrf function in libmp4.c for VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted MP4 RDRF box that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0984.
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-119-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs472635

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
stretch2.2.4-2fixed
sid2.2.4-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6.e-1.1medium472635
vlcsourceetch0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-5.1+etch2mediumDSA-1543-1
vlcsourcelenny0.8.6.c-6+lenny3mediumDTSA-119-1

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