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CVE-2007-6262 Detail

Description

A certain ActiveX control in axvlc.dll in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6 before 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the (1) addTarget, (2) getVariable, or (3) setVariable function, resulting from a "bad initialized pointer," aka a "recursive plugin release vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/05/2007

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
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3420
http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2035
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/484563/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26675 Exploit Patch
http://www.videolan.org/sa0703.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4061
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38816
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14280

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14280
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14280

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6262
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018