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Buffer overflow vulnerability was found in VLC media player. By exploiting this vulnerability malicious users can cause a denial of service (crash). This vulnerability can be exploited remotely via a crafted wav file.

Technical details

This vulnerability is in the AStreamPeekStream function in input/stream.c and related to “seek across EOF” functionality.

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CVE list

  • CVE-2016-3941

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