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CVE-2018-11529 Detail

Current Description

VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.x is prone to a use after free vulnerability which an attacker can leverage to execute arbitrary code via crafted MKV files. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2018/Jul/28 Exploit Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1041311 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4251 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/45626/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.2.8


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-11529
NVD Published Date:
07/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2019