CVE-2017-8312

NameCVE-2017-8312
DescriptionHeap out-of-bound read in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC due to missing check of string length allows attackers to read heap uninitialized data via a crafted subtitles file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3899-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)buster, buster (security)3.0.17.4-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.0.17.4-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm3.0.18~rc2-1fixed
sid3.0.18-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
vlcsourcejessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1DSA-3899-1
vlcsource(unstable)2.2.6-1~deb9u1

Notes

[wheezy] - vlc <end-of-life> (Not supported in wheezy LTS)
https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=611398fc8d32f3fe4331f60b220c52ba3557beaa

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