VLC Media Player ASF Demuxer Denial of Service Vulnerability (Mac OS X)

2014-03-06T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310804324
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-04-20T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# VLC Media Player ASF Demuxer Denial of Service Vulnerability (Mac OS X)
#
# Authors:
# Shakeel <bshakeel@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2014 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.
###############################################################################
CPE = "cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.804324");
  script_version("2020-04-20T13:31:49+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2014-1684");
  script_bugtraq_id(65399);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-04-20 13:31:49 +0000 (Mon, 20 Apr 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2014-03-06 01:02:27 +0530 (Thu, 06 Mar 2014)");
  script_name("VLC Media Player ASF Demuxer Denial of Service Vulnerability (Mac OS X)");


  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to denial of
service vulnerability.");
  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw exists due to a divide-by-zero error when processing malicious
'.asf' files.");
  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attackers to cause a denial of service
condition.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"VLC media player version 2.1.2 and prior on Mac OS X.");
  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to VLC media player version 2.1.3 or later.");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90955");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/31429");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.videolan.org/developers/vlc-branch/NEWS");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/125080/VLC-Media-Player-2.1.2-Denial-Of-Service.html");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2014 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_vlc_media_player_detect_macosx.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("VLC/Media/Player/MacOSX/Version");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.videolan.org/vlc");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");
include("host_details.inc");

vlcVer = get_app_version(cpe:CPE);
if(!vlcVer){
  exit(0);
}

if(version_is_less_equal(version:vlcVer, test_version:"2.1.2"))
{
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:vlcVer, vulnerable_range:"Less than or equal to 2.1.2");
  security_message(port:0, data:report);
  exit(0);
}