CVE-2010-2937

NameCVE-2010-2937
DescriptionThe ReadMetaFromId3v2 function in taglib.cpp in the TagLib plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 1.1.2 does not properly process ID3v2 tags, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted media 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 severitymedium (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
jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.2.7-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.2.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2.2.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)1.1.3-1medium
vlcsourcelenny(not affected)

Notes

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

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