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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4558 (1 public exploit)

Array index error in VLC media player 0.9.2 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary memory and execute arbitrary code via an XSPF playlist file with a negative identifier tag, which passes a signed comparison.
Publish Date : 2008-10-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Array index error in VLC media player 0.9.2 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14726 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-2008-4558

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2008-4558

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2826
VUPEN ADV-2008-2826
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45869
XF vlc-parsetracknode-code-execution(45869)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31758
BID 31758 VLC Media Player XSPF Playlist Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2008-10-17
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497354/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081014 CORE-2008-1010: VLC media player XSPF Memory Corruption
Exploit! http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6756
EXPLOIT-DB 6756 VLC 0.9.2 Media Player XSPF Memory Corruption Vulnerability Author:Core Security Release Date:2008-10-14 (windows) dos
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vlc-xspf-memory-corruption

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4558

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


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