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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1489

Integer overflow in the MP4_ReadBox_rdrf function in libmp4.c for VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted MP4 RDRF box that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0984.
Publish Date : 2008-03-24 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- 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
Integer overflow in the MP4_ReadBox_rdrf function in libmp4.c for VLC 0.8.6e oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14841 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-2008-1489

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan VLC 0.8.6e Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan VLC 1

- References For CVE-2008-1489

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28433
BID 28433 VLC Media Player 'MP4_ReadBox_rdrf()' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-04-23
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0803.php CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0985
VUPEN ADV-2008-0985
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41412
XF vlcmediaplayer-mp4readbox-rdrf-bo(41412)
http://wiki.videolan.org/Changelog/0.8.6f CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1543
DEBIAN DSA-1543
http://trac.videolan.org/vlc/changeset/09572892df7e72c0d4e598c0b5e076cf330d8b0a CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-25.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-25

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1489

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


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