A vulnerability has been reported in VLC Media Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is due to a boundary error in the "Ogg_DecodePacket()" function (modules/demux/ogg.c) when processing OGG container files. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted OGG file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but requires tricking a user into opening a malicious file.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.0.2.
Solution: Update to version 2.0.2.
Provided and/or discovered by: The vendor credits an anonymous person via SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure (SSD).
Original Advisory: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-2.0.git;a=commitdiff;h=16e9e126333fb7acb47d363366fee3deadc8331e
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Subject: VLC Media Player OGG Demuxer Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
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