Bug#477805: vlc: CVE-2008-1881 stack-based buffer overflow in subtitle parsing
nion at debian.org
Fri Apr 25 11:44:46 UTC 2008
the following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was
published for vlc.
| Stack-based buffer overflow in the ParseSSA function
| (modules/demux/subtitle.c) in VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to
| execute arbitrary code via a long subtitle in an SSA file. NOTE: this
| issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6681.
If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.
For further information see:
Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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