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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200809-06">
  <title>VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>
    Two vulnerabilities in VLC may lead to the remote execution of arbitrary
    code.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">vlc</product>
  <announced>2008-09-07</announced>
  <revised>2008-09-07: 01</revised>
  <bug>235238</bug>
  <bug>235589</bug>
  <access>remote</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="media-video/vlc" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <unaffected range="ge">0.8.6i-r2</unaffected>
      <vulnerable range="lt">0.8.6i-r2</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    g_ reported the following vulnerabilities:
    </p>
    <ul><li>An integer
    overflow leading to a heap-based buffer overflow in the Open() function
    in modules/demux/tta.c (CVE-2008-3732).</li>
    <li>A signedness error
    leading to a stack-based buffer overflow in the mms_ReceiveCommand()
    function in modules/access/mms/mmstu.c (CVE-2008-3794).</li>
    </ul>
  </description>
  <impact type="normal">
    <p>
    A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
    possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the
    privileges of the user running the application.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
    </p>
    <code>
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-video/vlc-0.8.6i-r2"</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3732">CVE-2008-3732</uri>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-3794">CVE-2008-3794</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2008-08-25T18:33:15Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2008-08-25T18:33:23Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2008-08-28T20:55:29Z">
    p-y
  </metadata>
</glsa>