CVE-2019-12874 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in zlib_decompress_extra in modules/demux/mkv/util.cpp in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.x through 3.0.7. The Matroska demuxer, while parsing a malformed MKV file type, has a double free.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=81023659c7de5ac2637b4a879195efef50846102 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00037.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00040.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-08/msg00081.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108882
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-23
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4074-1/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-415 Double Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12874
NVD Published Date:
06/18/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/25/2019
Source:
MITRE