VLC Media Player '.amr' File Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

2012-01-23T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:802420
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2017-12-19T00:00:00

Description

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

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: gb_vlc_media_player_amr_dos_vuln_win.nasl 8174 2017-12-19 12:23:25Z cfischer $
#
# VLC Media Player '.amr' File Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2012 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";

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation could allow attackers to crash the
affected application, denying service to legitimate users.

Impact Level: Application";

tag_affected = "VLC media player version prior to 1.1.11 on Windows.";

tag_insight = "The flaw is due to an access violation error, when opening a
specially-crafted '.amr' file, which allows remote attacker to cause the
application to crash.";

tag_solution = "No solution or patch was made available for at least one year
since disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore.
General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective
features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.";

tag_summary = "The host is installed with VLC Media Player and is prone to denial
of service vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(802420);
  script_version("$Revision: 8174 $");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2012-0904");
  script_bugtraq_id(51255);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-12-19 13:23:25 +0100 (Tue, 19 Dec 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2012-01-23 15:30:49 +0530 (Mon, 23 Jan 2012)");
  script_name("VLC Media Player '.amr' File Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72085");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/18309/");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2012-01/0033.html");

  script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("secpod_vlc_media_player_detect_win.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("VLCPlayer/Win/Installed");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}

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

infos = get_app_version_and_location( cpe:CPE, exit_no_version:TRUE );
vers = infos['version'];
path = infos['location'];

## Check for VLC Media Player Version less than 1.1.11
if( version_is_equal( version:vers, test_version:"1.1.11" ) ) {
  report = report_fixed_ver( installed_version:vers, fixed_version:"None", install_path:path );
  security_message( port:0, data:report );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );