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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1045

Original release date: 03/23/2009
Last revised: 01/27/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
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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External Source: BID
Name: 34126
External Source: XF
Name: vlcmediaplayer-web-status-bo(49249)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090317 CVE request -- firefox, vlc, WeeChat
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=262708
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14357
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8213

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14357
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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