CVE-2019-12874

Published: 18 June 2019

An issue was discovered in zlib_decompress_extra in modules/demux/mkv/util.cpp in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.x through 3.0.7. The Matroska demuxer, while parsing a malformed MKV file type, has a double free.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.0.7-1)
Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(3.0.7.1-3)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(3.0.7.1-3)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(3.0.7.1-3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (3.0.7.1-0ubuntu18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=81023659c7de5ac2637b4a879195efef50846102