Multiple vulnerabilities were found in VLC, allowing for the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-video/vlc on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.8.6f|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.8.6f|
VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
Multiple vulnerabilities were found in VLC:
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file or stream, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-0.8.6f"