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; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, 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), jessie2.2.7-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch2.2.7-1~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


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