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CVE-2014-9628

Published: 24 January 2020

The MP4_ReadBox_String function in modules/demux/mp4/libmp4.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 allows remote attackers to trigger an unintended zero-size malloc and conduct buffer overflow attacks, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via a box size of 7.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1])
upstream
Released (2.1.6,2.2.0)
utopic
Released (2.2.0-0ubuntu0.14.10.1)
vivid Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
wily Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
xenial Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
yakkety Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
zesty Not vulnerable
(2.2.0~rc2-2)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/videolan/vlc/commit/2e7c7091a61aa5d07e7997b393d821e91f593c39