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CVE-2014-9630

Published: 24 January 2020

The rtp_packetize_xiph_config function in modules/stream_out/rtpfmt.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 2.1.6 uses a stack-allocation approach with a size determined by arbitrary input data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted length value.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
lucid Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
precise Does not exist
(precise was needed)
trusty
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/204291467724867b79735c0ee3aeb0dbc2200f97

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H