CVE-2017-8313

NameCVE-2017-8313
DescriptionHeap out-of-bound read in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC before 2.2.5 due to missing check of string termination allows attackers to read data beyond allocated memory and potentially crash the process via a crafted subtitles file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3899-1
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+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)2.2.7-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)2.2.7-1~deb9u1fixed
buster2.2.7-1fixed
sid2.2.8-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)2.2.5-1medium
vlcsourcejessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3899-1
vlcsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - vlc <end-of-life> (Not supported in wheezy LTS)
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.2.git;a=commitdiff;h=05b653355ce303ada3b5e0e645ae717fea39186c

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