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[oss-security] CVE request: heap corruption in VLC media player

From: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jan 19 2011 - 22:52:35 GMT
To: oss-security@lists.openwall.com

>From upstream git [1]:

"This patch resolves two heap corruption vulnerabilities in the CDG
decoder for VLC media player. In both cases, a failure to properly
validate indexes into statically-sized arrays on the heap allows a
maliciously crafted CDG video to corrupt the heap in a controlled
manner, potentially leading to code execution."


[1] http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc.git;a=commit;h=f9b664eac0e1a7bceed9d7b5854fd9fc351b4aab