Vulnerability CVE-2007-6683


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

Description:
The browser plugin in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the :demuxdump-file option in a filename in a playlist, or (2) a EXTVLCOPT statement in an MP3 file, possibly an argument injection vulnerability.

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
None
Affected software
Videolan -> VLC 

 References:
http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2007-December/037726.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1543
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-13.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28712
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14619
https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/changeset/23197
https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/1371

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