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Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14329

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6 might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an an invalid RealText (rt) subtitle file related to the ParseRealText function in modules/demux/subtitle.c. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2008-5032 on 20081110.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5036
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player