CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 7, 2023
Updated: Dec 1, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-47359 is a critical vulnerability that affects Videolan VLC versions prior to 3.0.20. The vulnerability is a Heap-Based Buffer Overflow in the GetPacket() function, resulting in memory corruption due to an incorrect offset read. This vulnerability has a high impact on integrity and confidentiality, with a CVSS score of 9.8. The exploitability score is 3.9, and it requires no privileges or user interaction to be exploited. The attack vector is through the network, and the potential danger it poses to an organization is significant as it can lead to arbitrary code execution. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their VLC installations to version 3.0.20 or later versions as soon as possible.

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