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|Posted: Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201411-01 ] VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201411-01)
Date: November 05, 2014
Bug(s): #279340, #285370, #316709, #332361, #350933, #352206, #352776, #353326, #360189, #363359, #370321, #375167, #385953, #395543, #408881, #414409, #424435, #442758, #450438, #454650, #476436, #486902, #493710, #499806
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which
could lead to user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.
VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
Vulnerable: < 2.1.2
Unaffected: >= 2.1.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file using VLC, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.1.2"
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