VLC Media Player '. m2v' File Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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VLC Media Player '. m2v' File Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Affected Systems:
VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.1.5
Bugtraq id: 72106
CVE (CAN) ID: CVE-2014-9598

VLC Media Player is a multimedia Player.

VLC Media Player 2.1.5 does not effectively filter user input. When processing constructed m2v files, a security vulnerability is triggered, causing independent context attackers to destroy the memory and execute arbitrary code.

<* Source: Veysel hatas

Link: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Jan/72

Vendor patch:

Currently, the vendor does not provide patches or upgrade programs. We recommend that users who use the software follow the vendor's homepage to obtain the latest version:


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