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CVE-2008-0984 Detail

Current Description

The MP4 demuxer (mp4.c) for VLC media player 0.8.6d and earlier, as used in Miro Player 1.1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via a malformed MP4 file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/26/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

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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)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source FULLDISC 20080227 CORE-2008-0130: VLC media player chunk context validation error External Source MISC External Source DEBIAN DSA-1543 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200803-13 External Source BUGTRAQ 20080227 CORE-2008-0130: VLC media player chunk context validation error External Source BID 28007 External Source SECTRACK 1019510 Patch External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0682

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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