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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2430

Integer overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/wav.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6h on Windows allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large fmt chunk in a WAV file.
Publish Date : 2008-07-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: Untrusted search path vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC before 0.9.0 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14769 windows
DSA-1819 vlc -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8254 unix
DSA-1819-1 vlc -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13455 unix
Integer overflow in the Open function in modules/demux/wav.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6h on Windows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14344 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-2008-2430

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.6h Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2008-2430

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1995/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1995
http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc/NEWS CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020429
SECTRACK 1020429
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30058
BID 30058 VLC Media Player WAV File Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493849/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080702 Secunia Research: VLC Media Player WAV Processing Integer Overflow
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3976
SREASON 3976
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200807-13.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200807-13

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2430

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


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