Vulnerability CVE-2009-2484


Published: 2009-07-16   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.9, when running on Microsoft Windows, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long smb URI in a playlist file.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
VideoLAN VLC Media Player 0.9.9 smb:// URI Stack BOF PoC
Trancer
21.07.2009

Type:

CWE-119

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

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Videolan -> Vlc media player 

 References:
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=e60a9038b13b5eb805a76755efc5c6d5e080180f
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/9029
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35500
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1714
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14800

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