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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2430

Original release date: 07/07/2008
Last revised: 01/27/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/wav.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6h on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large fmt chunk in a WAV file.

Impact

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: SECUNIA
Name: 30601
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080702 Secunia Research: VLC Media Player WAV Processing Integer Overflow
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14769
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc/NEWS
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31317
External Source: MISC
Name: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-29/advisory/
Type: Advisory
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3976
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020429
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200807-13
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14344
External Source: BID
Name: 30058
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1995

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14344
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14769
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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