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CVE-2008-1881 - Impregnated murder

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the ParseSSA function (modules/demux/subtitle.c) in VLC 0.8.6e allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long subtitle in an SSA file. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2007-6681.

Reference

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489698 http://aluigi.org/adv/vlcboffs-adv.txt http://wiki.videolan.org/Changelog/0.8.6f http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200804-25.xml http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28274 http://secunia.com/advisories/29800 http://secunia.com/advisories/28233 http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/vlcboffs-adv.txt http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28251 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41936 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41237 https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5250 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14872