CVE-2018-11516

NameCVE-2018-11516
DescriptionThe vlc_demux_chained_Delete function in input/demux_chained.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted .swf file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)3.0.11-0+deb9u2fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.12-0+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, bullseye, sid3.0.16-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcejessie(not affected)
vlcsourcestretch3.0.2-0+deb9u1
vlcsource(unstable)3.0.2-1

Notes

[jessie] - vlc <not-affected> (Only affects 3.x)
https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=33dcfcf41340c27b6f8183fdb35b129282a79bd8
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1801.html

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