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Title:VLC Media Player CAF Demuxer Integer Underflow Vulnerability (Mac OS X)
Summary:The host is installed with VLC media player; and is prone to integer underflow vulnerability.
The host is installed with VLC media player
and is prone to integer underflow vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw exist due to an improper handling
of magic cookies in Core Audio Format (CAF) files, which could result in an
uninitialized memory read in the CAF demuxer.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attackers
to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application and failed
exploit attempts will likely result in denial of service conditions.

Affected Software/OS:
VideoLAN VLC media player version 3.0.4 on Mac OS X

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2018-19857
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