CVE-2011-2587

NameCVE-2011-2587
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the DemuxAudioSipr function in real.c in the RealMedia demuxer in VideoLAN VLC media player 1.1.x before 1.1.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted Real 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)
Debian Bugs633674

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.2.4-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.4-4fixed
sid2.2.4-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)1.1.11-1medium633674
vlcsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[squeeze] - vlc <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts)

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