requests/status.xml in VLC 0.9.8a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and crash) via a long input argument in an in_play action.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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[oss-security] 20090317 CVE request -- firefox, vlc, WeeChat
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