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Untrusted search path vulnerability in bin/winvlc.c in VLC Media Player 1.1.3 and earlier allows DLL hijacking attacks

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12190

Untrusted search path vulnerability in bin/winvlc.c in VLC Media Player 1.1.3 and earlier allows local users and possibly remote attackers to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse wintab32.dll that is located in the same folder as a .mp3 file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3124
Product(s):
  • VLC media player