VLC Media Player < 0.8.6f Multiple Vulnerabilities

2008-04-11T00:00:00
ID VLC_0_8_6F.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter Tenable
Modified 2018-08-06T00:00:00

Description

The version of VLC Media Player installed on the remote host reportedly is affected by several security issues :

  • A subtitle buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6681).

  • A Real RTSP code execution problem (CVE-2008-0073).

  • MP4 integer overflows (CVE-2008-1489).

  • A cinepak integer overflow.

                                        
                                            #
#  (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#



include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(31853);
  script_version("1.9");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2007-6681", "CVE-2008-1489");
  script_bugtraq_id(27015, 28433);

  script_name(english:"VLC Media Player < 0.8.6f Multiple Vulnerabilities");
  script_summary(english:"Checks version of VLC");
 
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote Windows host contains a media player that is affected by
several vulnerabilities." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The version of VLC Media Player installed on the remote host
reportedly is affected by several security issues :

  - A subtitle buffer overflow (CVE-2007-6681).

  - A Real RTSP code execution problem (CVE-2008-0073).

  - MP4 integer overflows (CVE-2008-1489).

  - A cinepak integer overflow." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc/NEWS" );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 0.8.6f or later." );
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"Exploits are available");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"true");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_framework_core", value:"true");
 script_cwe_id(119, 189);
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2008/04/11");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/08/06 14:03:16");
script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"local");
script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player");
script_end_attributes();

 
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family(english:"Windows");

  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");

  script_dependencies("vlc_installed.nasl");
  script_require_keys("SMB/VLC/Version");

  exit(0);
}


include("global_settings.inc");


ver = get_kb_item("SMB/VLC/Version");
if (ver && tolower(ver) =~ "^0\.([0-7]\.|8\.([0-5]|6($|[a-e])))")
{
  if (report_verbosity)
  {
    report = string(
      "\n",
      "VLC Media Player version ", ver, " is currently installed on the remote host.\n"
    );
    security_hole(port:get_kb_item("SMB/transport"), extra:report);
  }
  else security_hole(get_kb_item("SMB/transport"));
}