Vulnerability CVE-2017-8312


Published: 2017-05-23

Description:
Heap out-of-bound read in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC due to missing check of string length allows attackers to read heap uninitialized data via a crafted subtitles file.

Type:

CWE-125

(Out-of-bounds Read)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 8.0;
Vendor: Videolan
Product: Vlc media player 

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None

 References:
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=blobdiff;f=modules/demux/subtitle.c;h=5e4fcdb7f25b2819f5441156c7c0ea2a7d112ca3;hp=2a75fbfb7c3f56b24b2e4498bbb8fe0aa2575974;hb=611398fc8d32f3fe4331f60b220c52ba3557beaa;hpb=075bc7169b05b004fa0250e4a4ce5516b05487a9
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3899
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98631
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-10

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