Executive Summary

Titlevlc security update
NameDSA-4504First vendor Publication2019-08-20
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-08-20
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score7.5Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Multiple security issues were discovered in the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service if a malformed file/stream is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.8-0+deb9u1.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.8-0+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vlc

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4504

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

33 %CWE-416Use After Free
25 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read
17 %CWE-369Divide By Zero
8 %CWE-476NULL Pointer Dereference
8 %CWE-191Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)
8 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Alert History

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2019-08-30 00:22:26
  • Multiple Updates
2019-08-21 00:19:30
  • First insertion