DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the Ogg_DecodePacket function in the OGG demuxer (modules/demux/ogg.c) in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted OGG 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 (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs680665

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
buster, sid3.0.1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[squeeze] - vlc <end-of-life> (Unsupported in squeeze-lts);a=commitdiff;h=16e9e126333fb7acb47d363366fee3deadc8331e

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