CVE-2017-9300

NameCVE-2017-9300
Descriptionplugins\codec\libflac_plugin.dll in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted FLAC 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+deb7u2vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie2.2.6-1~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch2.2.6-1~deb9u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.2.6-6fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsource(unstable)2.2.6-3medium
vlcsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - vlc <end-of-life> (Not supported in wheezy LTS)
https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.2.git;a=commit;h=55a82442cfea9dab8b853f3a4610f2880c5fadf3

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