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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2484 (1 public exploit)

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.9, when running on Microsoft Windows, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long smb URI in a playlist file.
Publish Date : 2009-07-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function in modules/access/smb.c in VideoLAN VLC media player 0.9.... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14800 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-2009-2484

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2009-2484
VUPEN ADV-2009-1714
BID 35500 VLC Media Player 'smb://' URI Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-02-15;a=commit;h=e60a9038b13b5eb805a76755efc5c6d5e080180f CONFIRM
EXPLOIT-DB 9029 VideoLAN VLC Media Player 0.9.9 smb:// URI Stack BoF PoC Author:Trancer Release Date:2009-06-29 (windows) dos

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2484

VideoLAN Client (VLC) Win32 smb:// URI Buffer Overflow
This module exploits a stack-based buffer overflow in the Win32AddConnection function of the VideoLAN VLC media player. Versions 0.9.9 through 1.0.1 are reportedly affected. This vulnerability is only present in Win32 builds of VLC. This payload was found to work with the windows/exec and windows/meterpreter/reverse_tcp payloads. However, the windows/meterpreter/reverse_ord_tcp was found not to work.
Module type : exploit Rank : great Platforms : Windows

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