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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5032

Original release date: 11/10/2008
Last revised: 01/27/2012


Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.5.0 through 0.9.5 might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via the header of an invalid CUE image file, related to modules/access/vcd/cdrom.c. NOTE: this identifier originally included an issue related to RealText, but that issue has been assigned a separate identifier, CVE-2008-5036.


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: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0810.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081110 Re: CVE id request: vlc
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-012.txt
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081105 CVE id request: vlc
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081106 [TKADV2008-012] VLC media player cue Processing Stack Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200812-24
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=5f63f1562d43f32331006c2c1a61742de031b84d
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14798
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081105 VideoLAN security advisory 0810
External Source: XF
Name: vlcmediaplayer-cue-bo(46375)
External Source: BID
Name: 32125

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14798
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6d
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6b
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6h
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6i
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.9.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6c
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6e
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6f
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.6g
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.5
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.5:test4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.5:test3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.4:test2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.8.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.1a
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.2:test2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.2:test3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.7.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.6.2
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.6.0
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.3
* cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:0.5.0

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