DescriptionInteger overflow in the 4xm demuxer (demuxers/demux_4xm.c) in xine-lib allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a 4X movie file with a large current_track value, a similar issue to CVE-2009-0385.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs517792, 523475

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)buster3.0.17.4-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.0.20-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security)3.0.21-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm (security)3.0.21-0+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie3.0.21-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)(not affected)
xine-libsource(unstable), 523475


- vlc <not-affected> (affected part of xine-lib code not present)

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