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PostPosted: Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:26 pm    Post subject: [ glsa 201603-08 ] vlc Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201603-08)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 12, 2016
Bug(s): #534532, #537154, #542222, #558418
ID: 201603-08

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.


Background

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

Affected Packages

Package: media-video/vlc
Vulnerable: < 2.2.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 2.2.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

Remote attackers could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial
of Service.


Workaround

There is no known work around at this time.

Resolution

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.2.1-r1"
   


References

CVE-2014-1684

CVE-2014-6440


CVE-2014-9597


CVE-2014-9598


CVE-2014-9625


CVE-2014-9626


CVE-2014-9627


CVE-2014-9628


CVE-2014-9629


CVE-2014-9630


CVE-2015-1202


CVE-2015-1203


CVE-2015-5949


CVE-2015-5949
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