Intrusion Prevention

VLC.Media.Player.ABC.File.Parsing.Heap.Integer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against an Integer Overflow vulnerability in the libmodplug library of VLC Media Player.
The vulnerability is due to an input invalidation error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted ABC file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted ABC file.

Affected Products

libmodplug project libmodplug 0.8.8.4 and prior

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2013-4233