Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 5:26 am Post subject: [ glsa 201908-23 ] vlc
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201908-23)
Exploitable: local, remote
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
Vulnerable: < 3.0.7
Unaffected: >= 3.0.7
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted
media file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute
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-3.0.7"