Vulnerability CVE-2007-6681


Published: 2008-01-16   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in modules/demux/subtitle.c in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long subtitle in a (1) MicroDvd, (2) SSA, and (3) Vplayer file.

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Topic
Author
Date
High
Buffer-overflow and format string in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d
Luigi Auriemma
17.01.2008

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Videolan -> VLC 

 References:
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/vlcboffs-adv.txt
http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2007-June/032672.html
http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2007-June/033394.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-25.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3550
http://wiki.videolan.org/Changelog/0.8.6f
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1543
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-13.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485488/30/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27015
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0801.php
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14334
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5667

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