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PostPosted: Wed Nov 05, 2014 10:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201411-01 ] VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201411-01)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
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
ID: 201411-01

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which
could lead to user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.


Background

VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Affected Packages

Package: media-video/vlc
Vulnerable: < 2.1.2
Unaffected: >= 2.1.2
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

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.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.1.2"
   


References

CVE-2010-1441
CVE-2010-1442
CVE-2010-1443
CVE-2010-1444
CVE-2010-1445
CVE-2010-2062
CVE-2010-2937
CVE-2010-3124
CVE-2010-3275
CVE-2010-3276
CVE-2010-3907
CVE-2011-0021
CVE-2011-0522
CVE-2011-0531
CVE-2011-1087
CVE-2011-1684
CVE-2011-2194
CVE-2011-2587
CVE-2011-2588
CVE-2011-3623
CVE-2012-0023
CVE-2012-1775
CVE-2012-1776
CVE-2012-2396
CVE-2012-3377
CVE-2012-5470
CVE-2012-5855
CVE-2013-1868
CVE-2013-1954
CVE-2013-3245
CVE-2013-4388
CVE-2013-6283
CVE-2013-6934
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