VLC media player is a media player supporting various audio and video formats for multiple platforms.
VideoLan VLC 126.96.36.199 and earlier are vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability as a result of insufficient input validation. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to open a specially crafted
Upgrade to VLC media player 1.1.7 or higher. Patches for some older versions are also available.
Exploit works on VideoLAN VLC 1.1.0.
The user must open the exploit file on the target with a vulnerable version of VLC.