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; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1543-1, DTSA-119-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs472635
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 (security), squeeze1.1.3-1squeeze6fixed
wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie2.2.0~rc2-2fixed
sid2.2.0-1fixed

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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