CVE-2008-3732

NameCVE-2008-3732
DescriptionInteger overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/tta.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6i allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TTA file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDTSA-166-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.2.6-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)0.8.6.h-2high
vlcsourceetch(not affected)
vlcsourcelenny0.8.6.h-1+lenny1highDTSA-166-1

Notes

[etch] - vlc <not-affected> (TTA module not present)

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