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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5036

Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6 might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an an invalid RealText (rt) subtitle file, related to the ParseRealText function in modules/demux/subtitle.c. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2008-5032 on 20081110.
Publish Date : 2008-11-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Stack-based buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.x before 0.9.6 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14329 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-2008-5036

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 7

- References For CVE-2008-5036

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46376
XF vlcmediaplayer-realtext-bo(46376)
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7051
EXPLOIT-DB 7051
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/05/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20081105 VideoLAN security advisory 0810
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/05/5
MLIST [oss-security] 20081105 CVE id request: vlc
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0810.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32125
BID 32125 VLC Media Player Multiple Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-06-18
http://www.trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-011.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498111/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081106 [TKADV2008-011] VLC media player RealText Processing Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/11/10/13
MLIST [oss-security] 20081110 Re: CVE id request: vlc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200812-24
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commitdiff;h=e3cef651125701a2e33a8d75b815b3e39681a447 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5036

VLC Media Player RealText Subtitle Overflow
This module exploits a stack buffer overflow vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC < 0.9.6. The vulnerability exists in the parsing of RealText subtitle files. In order to exploit this, this module will generate two files: The .mp4 file is used to trick your victim into running. The .rt file is the actual malicious file that triggers the vulnerability, which should be placed under the same directory as the .mp4 file.
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : Windows


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