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Debian: Security Advisory for vlc (DSA-4834-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'vlc' package(s) announced via the DSA-4834-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service if a malformed media file is opened.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'vlc' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.12-0+deb10u1. We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)