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CVE-2008-5276 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the ReadRealIndex function in real.c in the Real demuxer plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 0.9.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed RealMedia (.rm) file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

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
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=d19de4e9f2211cbe5bde00726b66c47a424f4e07 Exploit
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-24.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4680
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498768/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32545
http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-013.txt Exploit
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0811.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3287
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14793

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5276
NVD Published Date:
12/03/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018