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Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2016 12:24:12 -0700
From: Seth Arnold <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: Heap overflow in VLC 2.1.6
 processing wav files

On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 03:24:54PM -0300, Gustavo Grieco wrote:
> For some reason, the attached test case did not go to the mailing list.
> Let's try again..
> 2016-03-30 14:43 GMT-03:00 Gustavo Grieco <>:
> > Hi,
> >
> > We found a buffer overflow in the parsing and processing of wav files in
> > VLC (version 2.1.6-0). It was tested in Ubuntu 14.04 (x86_64), but it will
> > probably affects other versions as well. Fortunately, it seems to be fixed
> > in the last release of VLC. Here you can see the gdb stack trace:

It didn't come through the second try either; it's attached to the bug
report at:


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