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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3316

Original release date: 06/21/2007
Last revised: 08/23/2013


Multiple format string vulnerabilities in plugins in VideoLAN VLC Media Player before 0.8.6c allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in (1) an Ogg/Vorbis file, (2) an Ogg/Theora file, (3) a CDDB entry for a CD Digital Audio (CDDA) file, or (4) Service Announce Protocol (SAP) multicast packets.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37381
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37379
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37380
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25753
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.isecpartners.com/advisories/2007-001-vlc.txt
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#200928
External Source: BID
Name: 24555
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200707-12
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.videolan.org/sa0702.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26269
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14600
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37382
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070621 VLC 0.8.6b format string vulnerability & integer overflow
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2262
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1332
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25980

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14600
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6b

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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