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Published: 19 March 2012

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.0.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted MMS:// stream.




Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hardy Ignored
(end of life)
lucid Ignored
(end of life)
maverick Ignored
(end of life)
natty Ignored
(end of life)
oneiric Ignored
(end of life)
precise Not vulnerable
quantal Not vulnerable
raring Not vulnerable
saucy Not vulnerable
Released (2.0.1)
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of gcc's stack protector in Ubuntu.