Executive Summary

Summary
TitleVLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201908-23First vendor Publication2019-08-18
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2019-08-18
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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
Calculate full CVSS 2.0 Vectors scores

Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background

VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted media file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-3.0.7"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2019-12874 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12874
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-5439 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-5439

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-23

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201908-23.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
50 %CWE-415Double Free
50 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application135

Alert History

If you want to see full details history, please login or register.
0
DateInformations
2019-08-18 05:19:04
  • First insertion