Intrusion Prevention

VLC.Media.Player.RTSP.Plugin.Stack.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in VideoLAN VLC media player.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the application while handling a malformed RTSP request or response. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.0.0
VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.1.0
VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.1.1
Live555 liblivemedia prior to 2013.11.29

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply patch, available from the website.
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/releases/2.1.2.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-6934 CVE-2013-6933