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    Debian: DSA-1819-1: New vlc packages fix several vulnerabilities

    Date 18 Jun 2009
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in vlc, a multimedia player and streamer. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1819-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                         Steffen Joeris
    June 18, 2009         
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    Package        : vlc               
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem type   : local (remote)         
    Debian-specific: no                     
    CVE Ids        : CVE-2008-1768 CVE-2008-1769 CVE-2008-1881 CVE-2008-2147 
                     CVE-2008-2430 CVE-2008-3794 CVE-2008-4686 CVE-2008-5032 
    Debian Bugs    : 478140 477805 489004 496265 503118 504639 480724        
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in vlc, a multimedia player
    and streamer. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project          
    identifies the following problems:                                      
    Drew Yao discovered that multiple integer overflows in the MP4 demuxer,
    Real demuxer and Cinepak codec can lead to the execution of arbitrary  
    Drew Yao discovered that the Cinepak codec is prone to a memory
    corruption, which can be triggered by a crafted Cinepak file.  
    Luigi Auriemma discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code
    via a long subtitle in an SSA file.
    It was discovered that vlc is prone to a search path vulnerability,
    which allows local users to perform privilege escalations.
    Alin Rad Pop discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code
    when opening a WAV file containing a large fmt chunk.
    Pınar Yanardağ discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code
    when opening a crafted mmst link.
    Tobias Klein discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code
    when opening a crafted .ty file.
    Tobias Klein discovered that it is possible to execute arbitrary code
    when opening an invalid CUE image file with a crafted header.
    For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-5.1+etch3.
    For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.8.6.h-4+lenny2, which was already included in the lenny
    For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 0.8.6.h-5.
    We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
    Upgrade instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Debian (oldstable)
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      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
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