Current Description

Buffer overflow in VideoLAN VLC media player 1.0.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .mp3 file that is played during bookmark creation.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 03, 2011
Last ModifiedSeptember 19, 2017
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-119
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.6
Exploitability Score4.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationVideolanVlc Media Player1.0.5*******

Vulnerable Software List

Videolan Vlc Media Player 1.0.5


[oss-security] 20110302 CVE request: VLC bookmark buffer overflow
[oss-security] 20110303 Re: CVE request: VLC bookmark buffer overflow
[oss-security] 20110303 Re: CVE request: VLC bookmark buffer overflow
[oss-security] 20110328 Re: CVE request: VLC bookmark buffer overflow
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