VCDGear SEH buffer overflow

vcdgear-seh-bo (33642) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


VCDGear is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the SEH handler. By creating a specially-crafted MPEG file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system, if the attacker could persuade the victim to open the malicious file.


Base Score: 5.6
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: Proof-Of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • VCDGear VCDGear 3.56 and prior


Apr 13, 2007

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