Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title vlc security update
Name DSA-4504 First vendor Publication 2019-08-20
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2019-08-20
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None 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

% Id Name
31 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
23 % CWE-416 Use After Free
15 % CWE-369 Divide By Zero
8 % CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write (CWE/SANS Top 25)
8 % CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference
8 % CWE-191 Integer Underflow (Wrap or Wraparound)
8 % CWE-129 Improper Validation of Array Index

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 137
Os 2

Alert History

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