National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

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
Description Last Modified:  07/11/2018
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.1


Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-11529
NVD Published Date:
07/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
09/11/2018