CVE-2012-0023

NameCVE-2012-0023
DescriptionDouble free vulnerability in the get_chunk_header function in modules/demux/ty.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 1.1.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted TiVo (TY) 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 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
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)1.1.13-1high
vlcsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

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

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