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Array index error in VLC media player 0.9.2

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14726

Array index error in VLC media player 0.9.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via an XSPF playlist file with a negative identifier tag which passes a signed comparison.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4558
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player