DescriptionMultiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the HTTP Interface in VideoLAN VLC Media Player before 2.0.7 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) command parameter to requests/vlm_cmd.xml, (2) dir parameter to requests/browse.xml, or (3) URI in a request, which is returned in an error message through share/lua/intf/http.lua.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)3.0.11-0+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.12-0+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye3.0.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


Negligible impact

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