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CVE-2017-8310

Published: 23 May 2017

Heap out-of-bound read in CreateHtmlSubtitle in VideoLAN VLC 2.2.x due to missing check of string termination allows attackers to read data beyond allocated memory and potentially crash the process (causing a denial of service) via a crafted subtitles file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (2.2.2-5ubuntu0.16.04.3)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.1.6-0ubuntu14.04.3])
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.2.git;a=commit;h=7cac839692ab79dbfe5e4ebd4c4e37d9a8b1b328