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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-0531

demux/mkv/mkv.hpp in the MKV demuxer plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 1.1.6.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary commands via a crafted MKV (WebM or Matroska) file that triggers memory corruption, related to "class mismatching" and the MKV_IS_ID macro.
Publish Date : 2011-02-07 Last Update Date : 2017-09-18
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 20

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Denial of service vulnerability in the MKV demuxer plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player in VideoLAN VLC Media Player befo... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12415 windows
DSA-2159-1 vlc -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12718 unix
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-2011-0531

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99i Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99h Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99g Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99e Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99f Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.1.99b Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.63 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.70 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.80 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.81 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.82 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.83 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.90 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.2.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.8.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.8a Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 0.9.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.1.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 69

- References For CVE-2011-0531

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025018
SECTRACK 1025018
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa1102.html CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/65045
XF vlc-mkv-code-execution(65045)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0363
VUPEN ADV-2011-0363
http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=59491dcedffbf97612d2c572943b56ee4289dd07 CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2159
DEBIAN DSA-2159
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/31/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20110131 CVE request: code execution in VLC media player
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/31/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20110131 Re: CVE request: code execution in VLC media player
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46060
BID 46060 VLC Media Player MKV File Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2014-11-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-0531

VideoLAN VLC MKV Memory Corruption
This module exploits an input validation error in VideoLAN VLC < 1.1.7. By creating a malicious MKV or WebM file, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary code. NOTE: As of July 1st, 2010, VLC now calls SetProcessDEPPoly to permanently enable NX support on machines that support it.
Module type : exploit Rank : good Platforms : Windows


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