Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
|Package||media-video/vlc on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 3.0.7|
|Unaffected versions||>= 3.0.7|
VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted media file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute 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-3.0.7"
August 18, 2019
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