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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1769

Original release date: 04/25/2008
Last revised: 01/27/2012


VLC before 0.8.6f allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Cinepak file that triggers an out-of-bounds array access and memory corruption.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14445
External Source: MISC
Name: http://git.videolan.org/gitweb.cgi/vlc.git/?a=commit;h=cf489d7bff3c1b36b2d5501ecf21129c78104d98
External Source: BID
Name: 28904
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0985
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214627#c3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc/NEWS
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200804-25
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.videolan.org/Changelog/0.8.6f
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0803.php

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14445
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99b
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99c
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99d
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99e
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99f
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99g
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99h
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.1.99i
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.50
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.60
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.61
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.62
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.63
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.70
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.71
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.72
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.73
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.80
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.81
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.82
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.83
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.90
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.91
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.2.92
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.3.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.3_ac3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.4.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.5.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.5.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.5.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.5.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.6.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.6.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.7.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.1337
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.4a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6b
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6c
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6d
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc:0.8.6e

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)