CVE-2014-3441

NameCVE-2014-3441
Descriptioncodec\libpng_plugin.dll in VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.1.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted .png file, as demonstrated by a png in a .wave 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 severitymedium (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), jessie2.2.6-1~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
vlcsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- vlc <not-affected> (VLC in Debian uses the system version of libpng which handles the malformed file correctly as invalid)
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/126564/VLC-Player-2.1.3-Memory-Corruption.html

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