DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the parse_master function in the Ty demux plugin (modules/demux/ty.c) in VLC Media Player 0.9.0 through 0.9.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a TiVo TY media file with a header containing a crafted size value.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs502726

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)3.0.11-0+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.12-0+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid3.0.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourceetch(not affected)
vlcsourcelenny(not affected)


[etch] - vlc <not-affected> (introduced in 0.9.0)
[lenny] - vlc <not-affected> (introduced in 0.9.0)

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