The parseRTSPRequestString function in Live Networks Live555 Streaming Media 2011.08.13 through 2013.11.25, as used in VideoLAN VLC Media Player, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) space or (2) tab character at the beginning of an RTSP message, which triggers an integer underflow, infinite loop, and buffer overflow.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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