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CVE-2007-0017 Detail

Current Description

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in (1) the cdio_log_handler function in modules/access/cdda/access.c in the CDDA (libcdda_plugin) plugin, and the (2) cdio_log_handler and (3) vcd_log_handler functions in modules/access/vcdx/access.c in the VCDX (libvcdx_plugin) plugin, in VideoLAN VLC 0.7.0 through 0.8.6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI, as demonstrated by a udp://-- URI in an M3U file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://applefun.blogspot.com/2007/01/moab-02-01-2007-vlc-media-player-udp.html
http://landonf.bikemonkey.org/code/macosx/MOAB_Day_2.20070103045559.6753.timor.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-02-01-2007.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-24.xml
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017464
http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/changeset/18481
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1252
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_13_xine.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21852
http://www.via.ecp.fr/via/ml/vlc-devel/2007-01/msg00005.html
http://www.videolan.org/patches/vlc-0.8.6-MOAB-02-01-2007.patch Patch
http://www.videolan.org/sa0701.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0026 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/31226
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14313

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0017
NVD Published Date:
01/02/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017