Vulnerability CVE-2018-19857


Published: 2018-12-05

Description:
The CAF demuxer in modules/demux/caf.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.4 may read memory from an uninitialized pointer when processing magic cookies in CAF files, because a ReadKukiChunk() cast converts a return value to an unsigned int even if that value is negative. This could result in a denial of service and/or a potential infoleak.

Type:

CWE-824

(Access of Uninitialized Pointer)

Vendor: Debian
Product: Debian linux 
Version: 9.0;
Vendor: Videolan
Product: Vlc media player 
Version: 3.0.4;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.4/10
4.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
Partial

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106130
https://dyntopia.com/advisories/013-vlc
https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=0cc5ea748ee5ff7705dde61ab15dff8f58be39d0
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4366

Related CVE
CVE-2018-11529
VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.x is prone to a use after free vulnerability which an attacker can leverage to execute arbitrary code via crafted MKV files. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.
CVE-2018-11516
The vlc_demux_chained_Delete function in input/demux_chained.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted .sw...
CVE-2017-17670
In VideoLAN VLC media player through 2.2.8, there is a type conversion vulnerability in modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c in the MP4 demux module leading to a invalid free, because the type of a box may be changed between a read operation and a free operati...
CVE-2017-10699
avcodec 2.2.x, as used in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.7-x before 2017-06-29, allows out-of-bounds heap memory write due to calling memcpy() with a wrong size, leading to a denial of service (application crash) or possibly code execution.
CVE-2017-9300
plugins\codec\libflac_plugin.dll in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap corruption and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted FLAC file.
CVE-2017-9301
plugins\audio_filter\libmpgatofixed32_plugin.dll in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
CVE-2017-8311
Potential heap based buffer overflow in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC before 2.2.5 due to skipping NULL terminator in an input string allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted subtitles file.
CVE-2017-8312
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.

Copyright 2019, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top