Published:2014/08/06  Last Updated:2014/08/06

GOM Player vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


GOM Player provided by Gretech contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • GOM Player and earlier


GOM Player provided by Gretech contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability due to an issue in processing an image file.


When processing a specially crafted image file, the player may not be launched.


Update the Software
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

Vendor Status

Vendor Link
GRETECH Corporation GOM Player


JPCERT/CC Addendum

This JVN publication was delayed to 2014/08/06 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2014.08.06 (CVSS Base Metrics)

What is CVSS?

Measures Severity Description
Access Vector(AV) Local (L) Adjacent Network (A) Network (N) A vulnerability exploitable with network access means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access. Such a vulnerability is often termed "remotely exploitable".
Access Complexity(AC) High (H) Medium (M) Low (L) Specialized access conditions exist.
Authentication(Au) Multiple (M) Single (S) None (N) Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.
Confidentiality Impact(C) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.
Integrity Impact(I) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is no impact to the integrity of the system.
Availability Impact(A) None (N) Partial (P) Complete (C) There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.

Base Score:2.6


Security Engineering Laboratory, IT Security Center(ISEC), IPA reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2014-3899
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2014-000085