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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0984

The MP4 demuxer (mp4.c) for VLC media player 0.8.6d and earlier, as used in Miro Player 1.1 and earlier, allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via a malformed MP4 file.
Publish Date : 2008-02-26 Last Update Date : 2011-06-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1543 vlc -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7830 unix
DSA-1543-1 vlc - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18478 unix
Memory corruption vulnerability in MP4 demuxer (mp4.c) for VLC media player via a malformed MP4 file oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26439 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-2008-0984

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Miro Miro Player 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.6d Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Miro Miro Player 1
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2008-0984
GENTOO GLSA-200803-13
BID 28007 VideoLAN VLC Media Player MP4 Demuxer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-04-16
VUPEN ADV-2008-0682
BUGTRAQ 20080227 CORE-2008-0130: VLC media player chunk context validation error
FULLDISC 20080227 CORE-2008-0130: VLC media player chunk context validation error

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0984

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