CVE-2013-6934

NameCVE-2013-6934
DescriptionThe parseRTSPRequestString function in Live Networks Live555 Streaming Media 2013.11.26, as used in VideoLAN VLC Media Player, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a space character at the beginning of an RTSP message, which triggers an integer underflow, infinite loop, and buffer overflow. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-6933.
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
liblivemedia (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2012.05.17-1+wheezy1fixed
jessie2014.01.13-1fixed
stretch2016.11.28-1fixed
buster, sid2017.09.12-1fixed
mplayer (PTS)wheezy2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u1fixed
wheezy (security)2:1.0~rc4.dfsg1+svn34540-1+deb7u2fixed
stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster, sid2:1.3.0-7fixed
mplayer2 (PTS)wheezy2.0-554-gf63dbad-1fixed
wheezy (security)2.0-554-gf63dbad-1+deb7u1fixed
jessie2.0-728-g2c378c7-4fixed
vlc (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)2.0.3-5+deb7u2fixed
jessie (security), jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.2.6-6fixed
sid2.2.7-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
liblivemediasource(unstable)(not affected)
mplayersource(unstable)(not affected)
mplayer2source(unstable)(not affected)
vlcsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- liblivemedia <not-affected> (incomplete patch never applied)
- vlc <not-affected> (never built against liblivemedia with incomplete patch)
- mplayer <not-affected> (never built against liblivemedia with incomplete patch)
- mplayer2 <not-affected> (b-d's on liblivemedia but doesn't actually build the support for it)

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