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Remote denial of service in the TagLib plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 1.1.2

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14676

The ReadMetaFromId3v2 function in taglib.cpp in the TagLib plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.0 through 1.1.2 does not properly process ID3v2 tags which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted media file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-2937
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player