CVE-2020-13428

Published: 08 June 2020

A heap-based buffer overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 3.0.11 for macOS/iOS allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video (.avi for example) file.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

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

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist