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Stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.9 on Microsoft Windows

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14800

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.9 when running on Microsoft Windows allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long smb URI in a playlist file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2484
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player