Upstream information

CVE-2007-6682 at MITRE

Description

Format string vulnerability in the httpd_FileCallBack function (network/httpd.c) in VideoLAN VLC 0.8.6d allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the Connection parameter.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 355273 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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