Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4251-1 vlc -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 18 Jul 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11529.
- More information:
A use-after-free was discovered in the MP4 demuxer of the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed media file is played.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.3-1-0+deb9u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vlc