National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2007-6262 Detail

Current 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
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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