Mageia 2020-0272: vlc security update

    Date 04 Jul 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated vlc packages fixes security vulnerability: A heap-based buffer overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 3.0.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash)
    MGASA-2020-0272 - Updated vlc packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 04 Jul 2020
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2020-0272.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2020-13428
    
    Updated vlc packages fixes security vulnerability:
    
    A heap-based buffer overflow in the hxxx_AnnexB_to_xVC function in
    modules/packetizer/hxxx_nal.c in VideoLAN VLC media player before 3.0.11
    allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash)
    or execute arbitrary code via a crafted H.264 Annex-B video (.avi for
    example) file (CVE-2020-13428).
    
    The vlc package has been updated to version 3.0.11, fixing this issue and
    other bugs.
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26809
    - https://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc/vlc-3.0.git;a=blob;f=NEWS;h=5a61ba26cec611bbc045fb235d40eba9e0a88ccf;hb=dc0c5ced7230e5660142302c7c1aef6cc14f3564
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2020-13428
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/vlc-3.0.11-1.mga7
    

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