Upstream information

CVE-2017-8313 at MITRE

Description

Heap out-of-bound read in ParseJSS in VideoLAN VLC before 2.2.5 due to missing check of string termination allows attackers to read data beyond allocated memory and potentially crash the process via a crafted subtitles file.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.30
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1040553

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