Array index error in VLC media player 0.9.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via an XSPF playlist file with a negative identifier tag, which passes a signed comparison.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20081014 CORE-2008-1010: VLC media player XSPF Memory Corruption
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