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CVE-2020-13428

Published: 8 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 Severity Score

7.8

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
vlc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (3.0.8-0ubuntu18.04.1+esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal
Released (3.0.9.2-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
groovy Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(3.0.11-1)
trusty Ignored
(end of standard support)
upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)

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