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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-0021

Original release date: 01/25/2011
Last revised: 07/18/2011


Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in cdg.c in the CDG decoder in VideoLAN VLC Media Player before 1.1.6 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted CDG video.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0185
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110119 CVE request: heap corruption in VLC media player
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12460
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110120 Re: CVE request: heap corruption in VLC media player
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=f9b664eac0e1a7bceed9d7b5854fd9fc351b4aab
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 45927
External Source: XF
Name: vlcmediaplayer-cdg-code-execution(64879)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/1.1.6/vlc-1.1.6.tar.bz2
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12460
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.3.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.83
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.90
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.91
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.92
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.73
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.80
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.81
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.82
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.63
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.70
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.71
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.72
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.4.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99i
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99h
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99g
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99f
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.62
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.61
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.2.60
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99e
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.1.99b
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.6.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.6.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.10
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.8a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.9
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.0.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:1.1.5 and previous versions
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