CVE-2011-2588

NameCVE-2011-2588
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the AVI_ChunkRead_strf function in libavi.c in the AVI demuxer in VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.1.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted AVI media file.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs633675

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.11.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
vlcsource(unstable)1.1.11-1633675

Notes

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

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