CVE-2015-5949

Published: 25 August 2015

VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted 3GP file, which triggers the freeing of arbitrary pointers.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.2.1-3)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(2.2.2-5)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected [2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.1])
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.2.git;a=commit;h=ce91452460a75d7424b165c4dc8db98114c3cbd9