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Heap-based buffer overflow in the AVI_ChunkRead_strf function in libavi.c in the AVI demuxer in VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.1.11

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14858

Heap-based buffer overflow in the AVI_ChunkRead_strf function in libavi.c in the AVI demuxer in VideoLAN VLC media player before 1.1.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted AVI media file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-2588
Product(s):
  • VLC Media Player