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    Debian: DSA-2973-1: vlc security update

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    Multiple buffer overflows have been found in the VideoLAN media player. Processing malformed subtitles or movie files could lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2973-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 07, 2014                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : vlc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1868 CVE-2013-1954 CVE-2013-4388
    
    Multiple buffer overflows have been found in the VideoLAN media player.
    Processing malformed subtitles or movie files could lead to denial of
    service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.0.3-5+deb7u1.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1.0-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1.0-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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