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<title>VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC allowing remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild"></product>
<announced>March 12, 2016</announced>
<revised>March 12, 2016: 1</revised>
<bug>534532</bug>
<bug>537154</bug>
<bug>542222</bug>
<bug>558418</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/vlc" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.2.1-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.2.1-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>Remote attackers could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial
of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known work around at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-video/vlc-2.2.1-r1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-1684">CVE-2014-1684</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-6440">
CVE-2014-6440
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9597">
CVE-2014-9597
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9598">
CVE-2014-9598
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9625">
CVE-2014-9625
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9626">
CVE-2014-9626
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9627">
CVE-2014-9627
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9628">
CVE-2014-9628
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9629">
CVE-2014-9629
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-9630">
CVE-2014-9630
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1202">
CVE-2015-1202
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-1203">
CVE-2015-1203
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-5949">
CVE-2015-5949
</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-5949">
CVE-2015-5949
</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 31 Dec 2015 04:52:22 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 12 Mar 2016 12:00:44 +0000">b-man</metadata>
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