Debian: DSA-4251-1: vlc security update

    Date18 Jul 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A use-after-free was discovered in the MP4 demuxer of the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed media file is played.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4251-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    July 18, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : vlc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11529
    
    A use-after-free was discovered in the MP4 demuxer of the VLC media
    player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a
    malformed media file is played.
    		       
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.0.3-1-0+deb9u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vlc
    
    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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