CVE-2014-6440: Heap overflow in VLC transcode module

Wed 04 March 2015 by bblough

Executive Summary

VLC versions before 2.1.5 contain a vulnerability in the transcode module that may allow a corrupted stream to overflow buffers on the heap. With a non-malicious input, this could lead to heap corruption and a crash. However, under the right circumstances, a malicious attacker could potentially …

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