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The browser plugin in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14619

The browser plugin in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via (1) the :demuxdump-file option in a filename in a playlist or (2) a EXTVLCOPT statement in an MP3 file possibly an argument injection vulnerability.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-6683
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player