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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 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
hirsute Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
xenial Needed

bionic
Released (3.0.8-0ubuntu18.04.1)
disco
Released (3.0.8-0ubuntu19.04.1)
eoan Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
focal Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
groovy Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
impish Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
jammy Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.0.8-2)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream
Released (3.0.8-1)

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:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H