CVE-2019-14778

NameCVE-2019-14778
DescriptionThe mkv::virtual_segment_c::seek method of demux/mkv/virtual_segment.cpp in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.7.1 has a use-after-free.
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)
ReferencesDSA-4504-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)stretch (security), stretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, buster (security)3.0.11-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.11.1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
vlcsourcestretch3.0.8-0+deb9u1DSA-4504-1
vlcsourcebuster3.0.8-0+deb10u1DSA-4504-1
vlcsource(unstable)3.0.8-1

Notes

[jessie] - vlc <end-of-life> (https://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/2018/msg00130.html)
https://www.videolan.org/security/sb-vlc308.html

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