DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.0.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a crafted ASF file, related to the ASF_ObjectDumpDebug function in modules/demux/asf/libasf.c; (2) a crafted AVI file, related to the AVI_ChunkDumpDebug_level function in modules/demux/avi/libavi.c; or (3) a crafted MP4 file, related to the __MP4_BoxDumpStructure function in modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)squeeze, squeeze (security)1.1.3-1squeeze6fixed
wheezy (security), wheezy2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security)2.2.0~rc2-2+deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid2.2.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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