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CVE-2007-6683 Detail

Description

The browser plugin in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the :demuxdump-file option in a filename in a playlist, or (2) a EXTVLCOPT statement in an MP3 file, possibly an argument injection vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/16/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2007-December/037726.html Exploit
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1543
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200803-13.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28712
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14619
https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/changeset/23197
https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/1371

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14619
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14619

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6683
NVD Published Date:
01/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017