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Debian: DSA-4834-1: vlc security update

Date 22 Jan 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service if a malformed media file is opened.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4834-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 22, 2021                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : vlc
CVE ID         : CVE-2020-26664
Debian Bug     : 979676

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the VLC media player, which
could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service if
a malformed media file is opened.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.0.12-0+deb10u1.

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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