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Vulnerability of VLC: buffer overflow via ParseJSS Double Increment

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via ParseJSS() Double Increment of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, VLC.
Severity of this weakness: 3/4.
Creation date: 24/05/2017.
Revision date: 05/03/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2017-8311, DSA-3899-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-22812.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via ParseJSS() Double Increment of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, VLC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

VLC: version 2.2.5.
The version 2.2.5 is fixed:
  http://www.videolan.org/vlc/download-sources.html

VLC: patch for ParseJSS Double Increment.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 8: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: vlc 2.2.6-1~deb8u1
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