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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.814316
Category:General
Title:VLC Media Player LIVE555 RTSP Server code execution vulnerability (Mac OS X)
Summary:The host is installed with VLC Media Player; and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
The host is installed with VLC Media Player
and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exists in the function that parses
HTTP headers for tunneling RTSP over HTTP. An attacker may create a packet
containing multiple 'Accept:' or 'x-sessioncookie' strings which could cause a
stack buffer overflow in the function 'lookForHeader'

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker
to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by sending a specially crafted packet,
resulting in code execution.

Affected Software/OS:
VLC Media Player versions 3.0.4 and
before on Mac OS X.

Solution:
No known solution is available as of 02nd
November, 2018. Information regarding this issue will be updated once solution
details are available. For updates refer to Reference links.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-4013
http://lists.live555.com/pipermail/live-devel/2018-October/021071.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00020.html
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2018-0684
Debian Security Information: DSA-4343 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4343
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2018 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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