Saturday, 1 July 2017

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A vulnerability was found in VideoLAN VLC Media Player up to 2.2.7 and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is the function memcpy() of the component avcodec. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a buffer overflow vulnerability (out-of-bounds). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 06/30/2017. The advisory is shared for download at trac.videolan.org. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-10699 since 06/30/2017. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/30/2017).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

CVSSv3

VulDB Base Score≈5.5
VulDB Temp Score≈5.3
VulDB VectorCVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:X/RL:O/RC:X
VulDB Reliability: Low

CVSSv2

VulDB Base Score≈4.1 (CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
VulDB Temp Score≈3.6 (CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
VulDB Reliability: Low


CPE
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.0
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.1
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.2
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.3
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.4
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.5
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.6
  • cpe:/a:videolan:vlc_media_player:2.2.7

Exploiting

Class: Buffer overflow / Out-of-Bounds (CWE-119)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: No

Price Prediction: steady
Current Price Estimation

0-Day$0-$5k$5k-$25k$25k-$100k$100k-$500k
Today$0-$5k$5k-$25k$25k-$100k$100k-$500k
Countermeasures

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: Official fix
0-Day Time: 0 days since found

Timeline

06/29/2017   Countermeasure disclosed
06/30/2017  +1 days Advisory disclosed
06/30/2017  +0 days VulDB entry created
06/30/2017  +0 days CVE assigned
06/30/2017  +0 days VulDB last update

Sources

Advisorytrac.videolan.org

CVE: CVE-2017-10699 (mitre.org) (nvd.nist.org) (cvedetails.com)

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