CVE-2020-13428

NameCVE-2020-13428
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 3.0.11 for macOS/iOS allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video (.avi for example) file.
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ReferencesDSA-4704-1
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
bullseye3.0.11.1-2fixed
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
vlcsourcestretch3.0.11-0+deb9u1DSA-4704-1
vlcsourcebuster3.0.11-0+deb10u1DSA-4704-1
vlcsource(unstable)3.0.11-1

Notes

[jessie] - vlc <end-of-life> (Not supported in jessie LTS)
https://github.com/videolan/vlc-3.0/releases/tag/3.0.11
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-3.0.git;a=commit;h=d5c43c21c747ff30ed19fcca745dea3481c733e0

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