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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-0017

Multiple format string vulnerabilities in (1) the cdio_log_handler function in modules/access/cdda/access.c in the CDDA (libcdda_plugin) plugin, and the (2) cdio_log_handler and (3) vcd_log_handler functions in modules/access/vcdx/access.c in the VCDX (libvcdx_plugin) plugin, in VideoLAN VLC 0.7.0 through 0.8.6 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in an invalid URI, as demonstrated by a udp://-- URI in an M3U file.
Publish Date : 2007-01-02 Last Update Date : 2012-01-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-0017 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20070017 unix
DSA-1252-1 vlc oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18656 unix
Multiple format string vulnerabilities in VideoLAN VLC 0.7.0 through 0.8.6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14313 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-0017

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.4a Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 10

- References For CVE-2007-0017

http://landonf.bikemonkey.org/code/macosx/MOAB_Day_2.20070103045559.6753.timor.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-02-01-2007.html
http://osvdb.org/31163
OSVDB 31163
http://secunia.com/advisories/23592
SECUNIA 23592
http://secunia.com/advisories/23829
SECUNIA 23829
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200701-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200701-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/23971
SECUNIA 23971
http://secunia.com/advisories/23910
SECUNIA 23910
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1252
DEBIAN DSA-1252
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017464
SECTRACK 1017464
http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/changeset/18481 CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_13_xine.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:013
http://www.videolan.org/patches/vlc-0.8.6-MOAB-02-01-2007.patch CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0026
VUPEN ADV-2007-0026
http://www.videolan.org/sa0701.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21852
BID 21852 VideoLan VLC Media Player Remote Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-01
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/31226
XF vlcmediaplayer-udp-format-string(31226)
http://www.via.ecp.fr/via/ml/vlc-devel/2007-01/msg00005.html
MLIST [vlc-devel] 20070102 Security hole in VLC media player for Mac...
http://applefun.blogspot.com/2007/01/moab-02-01-2007-vlc-media-player-udp.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-0017

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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