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DEPRECATED: Untrusted search path vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC before 0.9.0

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14769

Integer overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/wav.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6h on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large fmt chunk in a WAV file.

Family:
windows
Status:
DEPRECATED
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-2008-2430
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player