openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2017-1100)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for vlc fixes several issues.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2017-9300: Heap corruption allowed remote attackers
to cause a denial of service or possibly have
unspecified other impact via a crafted FLAC file
(bsc#1041907).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Stop depending on libkde4-devel: It's only used to find
the install path for kde4, but configure falls back to
the correct default for openSUSE anyway (boo#1057736).

- Disable vnc access module

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1041907
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1057736

Solution :

Update the affected vlc packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103588 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9300

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