Intrusion Prevention



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 JSS file. 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 prior to


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

Recommended Actions

Apply patch, available from the website.;a=commit;h=775de716add17322f24b476439f903a829446eb6

CVE References