CVE-2008-2430

NameCVE-2008-2430
DescriptionInteger overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/wav.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6h on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large fmt chunk in a WAV file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1819-1, DTSA-148-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs489004

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
stretch2.2.4-9fixed
sid2.2.4-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6.h-1medium489004
vlcsourceetch0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-5.1+etch3highDSA-1819-1
vlcsourcelenny0.8.6.e-2.3+lenny1highDTSA-148-1

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