Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4045-1 vlc -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 21 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-9300, CVE-2017-10699.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the VideoLAN project's media player. Processing malformed media files could lead to denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.7-1~deb8u1.
For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 2.2.7-1~deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vlc