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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2013-6283

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.0.8 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long string in a URL in a m3u file.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published