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Vulnerability of VideoLAN VLC: buffer overflow via hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC() of VideoLAN VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted systems: Debian, VLC.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/06/2020.
Références of this alert: CVE-2020-13428, DSA-4704-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-32465.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a buffer overflow via hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC() of VideoLAN V...
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, VLC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness 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 bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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