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VLC Media Player < 2.0.1 Multiple Code Execution Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host contains an application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors

Description

The remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application.

Versions of VLC media player earlier than 2.0.1 are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A stack overflow exists in MMS support. (CVE-2012-1775)

- Multiple heap overflows exist in Real RTSP support. (CVE-2012-1776)

Solution

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 2.0.1 or later.