Vulnerability CVE-2014-6440


Published: 2017-03-28

Description:
VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service.

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://billblough.net/blog/2015/03/04/cve-2014-6440-heap-overflow-in-vlc-transcode-module/
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q1/751
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72950
http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc-branch/NEWS
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-08

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