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Vulnerability in axvlc.dll in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6 before 0.8.6d

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14280

A certain ActiveX control in axvlc.dll in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6 before 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted arguments to the (1) addTarget (2) getVariable or (3) setVariable function resulting from a "bad initialized pointer" aka a "recursive plugin release vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6262
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player