Rule Category

FILE-MULTIMEDIA -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in multimedia files (mp3, movies, wmv, etc.).

Alert Message

FILE-MULTIMEDIA VideoLAN VLC Media Player abc file parts heap integer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit a heap integer overflow vulnerability in VLC Media Player. Impact: Remote code execution Details: Ease of Attack: Medium

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2013-4233
Integer overflow in the abc_set_parts function in load_abc.cpp in libmodplug 0.8.8.4 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted P header in an ABC file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score6.8
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access