CVE-2008-5276

NameCVE-2008-5276
DescriptionInteger overflow in the ReadRealIndex function in real.c in the Real demuxer plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 0.9.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed RealMedia (.rm) file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
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

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, sid, bullseye3.0.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourceetch(not affected)
vlcsourcelenny(not affected)
vlcsource(unstable)0.9.8a-1low

Notes

[etch] - vlc <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
[lenny] - vlc <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)

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