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    Debian: DSA-4671-1: vlc security update

    Date 30 Apr 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues were discovered in the microdns plugin of the VLC media player, which could result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code via malicious mDNS packets.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4671-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 30, 2020                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : vlc
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-6071 CVE-2020-6072 CVE-2020-6073 CVE-2020-6077 
                     CVE-2020-6078 CVE-2020-6079 CVE-2020-6080
    
    Multiple security issues were discovered in the microdns plugin of the
    VLC media player, which could result in denial of service or potentially
    the execution of arbitrary code via malicious mDNS packets.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
    in version 3.0.10-0+deb9u1. This update disables the microdns plugin.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
    version 3.0.10-0+deb10u1. This update disables the microdns plugin.
    
    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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