Bug#522170: vlc: CVE-2009-1045 denial of service if web user interface is used

Nico Golde nion at debian.org
Wed Apr 1 11:17:01 UTC 2009

Package: vlc
Severity: grave
Tags: security

the following CVE (Common Vulnerabilities & Exposures) id was
published for vlc.

| requests/status.xml in VLC 0.9.8a allows remote attackers to cause a
| denial of service (stack consumption and crash) via a long input
| argument in an in_play action.

If you fix the vulnerability please also make sure to include the
CVE id in your changelog entry.

For further information see:

[0] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1045

Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion at jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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