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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.817259
Category:Denial of Service
Title:VLC Media Player < 3.0.11 DoS Vulnerability (Mac OS X)
Summary:VLC Media Player is prone to a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
VLC Media Player is prone to a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
A heap based overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC
function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c allows remote attacker to cause
denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code
via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video file.

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to trigger
either a crash of VLC or execute arbitrary code.

Affected Software/OS:
VideoLAN VLC Media Player before version 3.0.11 on Mac OS X.

Solution:
Update to version 3.0.11 or later.

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-2020-13428
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