Vulnerability CVE-2008-1881


Published: 2008-04-17   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ParseSSA function (modules/demux/subtitle.c) in VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long subtitle in an SSA file. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6681.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VLC highlander bug
Luigi Auriemma
19.04.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Videolan -> VLC 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41936
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41237
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28274
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28251
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489698
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5250
http://wiki.videolan.org/Changelog/0.8.6f
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-25.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/29800
http://secunia.com/advisories/28233
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14872
http://aluigi.org/adv/vlcboffs-adv.txt
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/vlcboffs-adv.txt

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