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CVE-2017-8311 Detail

Current Description

Potential heap based buffer overflow in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC before 2.2.5 due to skipping NULL terminator in an input string allows attackers to execute arbitrary code 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: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=775de716add17322f24b476439f903a829446eb6 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3899
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98634
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201707-10
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/44514/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8311
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2017
NVD Last Modified:
04/26/2018