CVE-2009-2484

NameCVE-2009-2484
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.9, when running on Microsoft Windows, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long smb URI in a playlist file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
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)(not affected)

Notes

- vlc <not-affected> (The vulnerability affects Windows builds only)

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