National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2019-13615 Detail

Current Description

libebml before 1.3.6, as used in the MKV module in VideoLAN VLC Media Player binaries before 3.0.3, has a heap-based buffer over-read in EbmlElement::FindNextElement.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/109304 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libebml/commit/05beb69ba60acce09f73ed491bb76f332849c3a0
https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libebml/commit/b66ca475be967547af9a3784e720fbbacd381be6
https://github.com/Matroska-Org/libebml/compare/release-1.3.5...release-1.3.6
https://trac.videolan.org/vlc/ticket/22474 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4073-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

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 (excluding)
3.0.3


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-13615
NVD Published Date:
07/16/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/25/2019