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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5470 (1 public exploit)

libpng_plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.0.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PNG file.
Publish Date : 2012-10-26 Last Update Date : 2017-09-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Vulnerability in libpng_plugin in VideoLAN VLC media player 2.0.3 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15540 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-5470

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Videolan Vlc Media Player 2.0.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Videolan Vlc Media Player 1

- References For CVE-2012-5470

EXPLOIT-DB 21889 VLC Player <= 2.0.3 - (.png) ReadAV Crash PoC Author:Jean Pascal Pereira Release Date:2012-10-11 (windows) dos
MLIST [oss-security] 20121024 VLC 2.0.3 libpng_plugin CVE-2012-5470
BID 55850 VLC Media Player Read Access Violation Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2014-11-10
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15540

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5470

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