VLC Media Player 'CDG decoder' multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities (Linux)

2011-01-31T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310801727
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-04-23T00:00:00

Description

The host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# VLC Media Player 'CDG decoder' multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Madhuri D <dmadhuri@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.801727");
  script_version("2020-04-23T08:43:39+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-23 08:43:39 +0000 (Thu, 23 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-01-31 05:37:34 +0100 (Mon, 31 Jan 2011)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2011-0021");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"9.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C");
  script_name("VLC Media Player 'CDG decoder' multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities (Linux)");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0185");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/01/20/3");

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("General");
  script_dependencies("secpod_vlc_media_player_detect_lin.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("VLCPlayer/Lin/Ver");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation could allow attackers to crash the affected
  application, or execute arbitrary code by convincing a user to open a
  malicious CD+G (CD+Graphics) media file or visit a specially crafted web
  page.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"VLC media player version prior to 1.1.6 on Linux");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaws are due to an array indexing errors in the 'DecodeTileBlock()'
  and 'DecodeScroll()' [modules/codec/cdg.c] functions within the CDG decoder
  module when processing malformed data.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to the VLC media player version 1.1.6 or later.");
  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"The host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone multiple
  buffer overflow vulnerabilities.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"executable_version_unreliable");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://download.videolan.org/pub/videolan/vlc/");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

vlcVer = get_kb_item("VLCPlayer/Lin/Ver");
if(!vlcVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_is_less(version:vlcVer, test_version:"1.1.6")){
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:vlcVer, fixed_version:"1.1.6");
  security_message(port: 0, data: report);
}