Gentoo: GLSA-201411-01: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date05 Nov 2014
    CategoryGentoo
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which could lead to user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201411-01
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: November 05, 2014
         Bugs: #279340, #285370, #316709, #332361, #350933, #352206,
               #352776, #353326, #360189, #363359, #370321, #375167,
               #385953, #395543, #408881, #414409, #424435, #442758,
               #450438, #454650, #476436, #486902, #493710, #499806
           ID: 201411-01
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which
    could lead to user-assisted execution of arbitrary code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
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         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  media-video/vlc              < 2.1.2                    >= 2.1.2
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
    CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
    file using VLC, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
    the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.1.2"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [  1 ] CVE-2010-1441
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1441
    [  2 ] CVE-2010-1442
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1442
    [  3 ] CVE-2010-1443
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1443
    [  4 ] CVE-2010-1444
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1444
    [  5 ] CVE-2010-1445
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-1445
    [  6 ] CVE-2010-2062
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2062
    [  7 ] CVE-2010-2937
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2937
    [  8 ] CVE-2010-3124
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3124
    [  9 ] CVE-2010-3275
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3275
    [ 10 ] CVE-2010-3276
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3276
    [ 11 ] CVE-2010-3907
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3907
    [ 12 ] CVE-2011-0021
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0021
    [ 13 ] CVE-2011-0522
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0522
    [ 14 ] CVE-2011-0531
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-0531
    [ 15 ] CVE-2011-1087
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1087
    [ 16 ] CVE-2011-1684
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1684
    [ 17 ] CVE-2011-2194
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2194
    [ 18 ] CVE-2011-2587
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2587
    [ 19 ] CVE-2011-2588
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2588
    [ 20 ] CVE-2011-3623
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3623
    [ 21 ] CVE-2012-0023
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-0023
    [ 22 ] CVE-2012-1775
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1775
    [ 23 ] CVE-2012-1776
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-1776
    [ 24 ] CVE-2012-2396
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-2396
    [ 25 ] CVE-2012-3377
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-3377
    [ 26 ] CVE-2012-5470
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5470
    [ 27 ] CVE-2012-5855
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2012-5855
    [ 28 ] CVE-2013-1868
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1868
    [ 29 ] CVE-2013-1954
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-1954
    [ 30 ] CVE-2013-3245
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-3245
    [ 31 ] CVE-2013-4388
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4388
    [ 32 ] CVE-2013-6283
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6283
    [ 33 ] CVE-2013-6934
           http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-6934
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201411-01.xml
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
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    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
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    The contents of this document are licensed under the
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