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CVE-2008-5036 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6 might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an an invalid RealText (rt) subtitle file, related to the ParseRealText function in modules/demux/subtitle.c. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2008-5032 on 20081110.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=e3cef651125701a2e33a8d75b815b3e39681a447
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-24.xml
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/05/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/05/5
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/10/13
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498111/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32125
http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-011.txt Exploit
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0810.html
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46376
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14329
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7051

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5036
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018