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CVE-2022-41325

Published: 6 December 2022

An integer overflow in the VNC module in VideoLAN VLC Media Player through 3.0.17.4 allows attackers, by tricking a user into opening a crafted playlist or connecting to a rogue VNC server, to crash VLC or execute code under some conditions.

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
focal
Released (3.0.9.2-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
jammy
Released (3.0.16-1ubuntu0.1~esm1)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
kinetic
Released (3.0.17.4-5ubuntu0.1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream
Released (3.0.18-1)
xenial
Released (2.2.2-5ubuntu0.16.04.5+esm2)
Available with Ubuntu Pro
lunar Not vulnerable
(3.0.18-2build1)

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