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Title:VLC Media Player LIVE555 RTSP Server code execution vulnerability (Windows)
Summary:This VT has been deprecated since VLC Media player is not affected.;; The host is installed with VLC Media Player; and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability.
This VT has been deprecated since VLC Media player is not affected.

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 Windows.

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the 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.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-4013
Debian Security Information: DSA-4343 (Google Search)
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