CVE-2019-14970

Published: 29 August 2019

A vulnerability in mkv::event_thread_t in VideoLAN VLC media player 3.0.7.1 allows remote attackers to trigger a heap-based buffer overflow via a crafted .mkv file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.0.8-1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (3.0.8-0ubuntu18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Needed

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist