Vulnerability CVE-2008-2147


Published: 2008-05-12   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Untrusted search path vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC before 0.9.0 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a malicious library under the modules/ or plugins/ subdirectories of the current working directory.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

Vendor: Videolan
Product: VLC 
Version:
0.8.6e
0.8.6d
0.8.6c
0.8.6b
0.8.6a
0.8.6
0.8.5
0.8.4a
0.8.4
0.8.2
0.8.1
0.8.0
0.7.2
0.7.1
0.7.0
0.6.2
0.6.1
0.6.0
0.5.3
0.5.2
0.5.1a
0.5.1
0.5.0
0.4.6

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/1578
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-13.xml
http://secunia.com/advisories/31317
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=c7cef4fdd8dd72ce0a45be3cda8ba98df5e83181
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42377

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