ESB-2018.2094 - [Debian] vlc: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2018-07-19

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                               ESB-2018.2094
                            vlc security update
                               19 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           vlc
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 9
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11529  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4251

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running vlc check for an updated version of the software for their 
         operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4251-1                   security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 18, 2018                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : vlc
CVE ID         : CVE-2018-11529

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

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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