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Vulnerability of VLC: integer overflow via ReadKukiChunk

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via ReadKukiChunk() of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu, VLC.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 06/12/2018.
Références of this bulletin: CVE-2018-19857, DSA-4366-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1840-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1897-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1909-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2015-1, USN-4074-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27966.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate an integer overflow via ReadKukiChunk() of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This security announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu, VLC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

VLC: patch for ReadKukiChunk.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 9: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: vlc 3.0.6-0+deb9u1

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: vlc 3.0.7.1-lp150.8.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: vlc 3.0.7.1-bp151.5.3.3

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: vlc 3.0.7.1-lp151.6.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: vlc 3.0.7.1-bp150.2.6.1

Ubuntu: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 19.04: vlc 3.0.7.1-0ubuntu19.04.1
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: vlc 3.0.7.1-0ubuntu18.04.1
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