CVE-2021-25804

NameCVE-2021-25804
DescriptionA NULL-pointer dereference in "Open" in avi.c of VideoLAN VLC Media Player 3.0.11 can a denial of service (DOS) in the application.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2728-1, DSA-4834-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
vlc (PTS)buster3.0.17.4-0+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)3.0.20-0+deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye3.0.20-0+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, bookworm (security)3.0.20-0+deb12u1fixed
trixie3.0.20-1fixed
sid3.0.20-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
vlcsourcestretch3.0.11-0+deb9u2DLA-2728-1
vlcsourcebuster3.0.12-0+deb10u1DSA-4834-1
vlcsource(unstable)3.0.12-1

Notes

https://code.videolan.org/videolan/vlc-3.0/-/commit/a7f577ec26d35bbd7b2a3cda89d1b41bde69de9c (v3.0.12)

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