Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3050-1 vlc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
10 Jun 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 979676.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26664.
More information:

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 Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.12-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at:

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