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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3794

Integer signedness error in the mms_ReceiveCommand function in modules/access/mms/mmstu.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6i allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted mmst link with a negative size value, which bypasses a size check and triggers an integer overflow followed by a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-08-26 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) Execute CodeOverflowBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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 signedness error in the mms_ReceiveCommand function in modules/access/mms/mmstu.c in VLC Media Player 0.8.6i oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14531 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-2008-3794

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2008-3794

http://mailman.videolan.org/pipermail/vlc-devel/2008-August/048488.html
MLIST [vlc-devel] 20080824 commit: MMS integers handling fixes, including buffer overflow ( RĂ©mi Denis-Courmont )
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30806
BID 30806 VLC Media Player 'mmstu.c' MMS Protocol Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-06-18
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020759
SECTRACK 1020759
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44659
XF vlcmediaplayer-memmove-bo(44659)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6293
EXPLOIT-DB 6293
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200809-06.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200809-06
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4190
SREASON 4190
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/08/24/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20080824 Re: CVE id request: vlc
http://www.orange-bat.com/adv/2008/adv.08.24.txt

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3794

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


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