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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   VLC Media Player Vendors:   VideoLAN Project
VLC Player Buffer Overflow in Ogg_DecodePacket() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027224
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027224
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-3377   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 6 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.0.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in VLC Player. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vulnerability resides in the Ogg_DecodePacket() function in 'modules/demux/ogg.c'.

An anonymous researcher reported this vulnerability via SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.0.2).
Vendor URL:  www.videolan.org/vlc/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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