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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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