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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130060
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0324
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0324
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0324

Vulnerability Insight:
Loren Maggiore of Trail of Bits discovered that the 3GP parser of VLC, a multimedia player and streamer, could dereference an arbitrary pointer due to insufficient restrictions on a writable buffer. This could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted 3GP files (CVE-2015-5949).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5949
Bugtraq: 20150820 [oCERT-2015-009] VLC arbitrary pointer dereference (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/536287/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-3342 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3342
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-08
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/133266/VLC-2.2.1-Arbitrary-Pointer-Dereference.html
https://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2015-009.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/20/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/20/3
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0476 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-02/msg00040.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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