Advisories ยป MGASA-2015-0324

Updated vlc packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 25 Aug 2015
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5
CVE: CVE-2015-5949

Description

Loren Maggiore of Trail of Bits discovered that the 3GP parser of VLC, a
multimedia player and streamer, could dereference an arbitrary pointer
due to insufficient restrictions on a writable buffer. This could allow
remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted 3GP files
(CVE-2015-5949).
                

References

SRPMS

5/tainted

5/core