VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities

2016-03-12T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201603-08
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2016-03-12T00:00:00

Description

Background

VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

Remote attackers could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known work around at this time.

Resolution

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.2.1-r1"