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The remote VLC web server is affected by a format string
The remote host is running VLC, a popular media player application
which can have an embedded web server.
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a format string
attack when processing a malformed 'Connection:' http header.
An attacker can exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary commands with
the privileges of the VLC application.
Upgrade to VLC 0.8.6e or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
Public Exploit Available : true