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Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:34:08 +0200
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: vlc

Hi Steven,
* Steven M. Christey <> [2008-10-22 18:57]:


> Name: CVE-2008-4686
> Status: Candidate
> URL:
> Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20081019 CVE id request: vlc
> Reference: URL:
> Reference: CONFIRM:;a=commitdiff;h=d859e6b9537af2d7326276f70de25a840f554dc3
> Multiple integer overflows in ty.c in the TY demux plugin (aka the
> TiVo demuxer) in VideoLAN VLC media player, probably 0.9.4, allow
> remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a crafted .ty file, a
> different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4654.

This one looks pretty much exploitable to me and the 
description should also note that. p_sys->i_seq_table_size 
is under user control as well as the values that are later 
written into the allocated buffer.

Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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