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CVE-2017-8310 Detail

Current Description

Heap out-of-bound read in CreateHtmlSubtitle in VideoLAN VLC 2.2.x due to missing check of string termination allows attackers to read data beyond allocated memory and potentially crash the process (causing a denial of service) via a crafted subtitles file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.2.git;a=blobdiff;f=modules/codec/subsdec.c;h=addd8c71f30d53558fffd19059b374be45cf0f8e;hp=1b4276e299a2a6668047231d29ac705ae93076ba;hb=7cac839692ab79dbfe5e4ebd4c4e37d9a8b1b328;hpb=3477dba3d506de8d95bccef2c6b67861188f6c29 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3899
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98638 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-10

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8310
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017