VLC Media Player < 0.8.6h Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains a media player that is affected by
several vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of VLC Media Player installed on the remote host
reportedly includes versions of GnuTLS, libgcrypt, and libxml2 that
are affected by various denial of service and buffer overflow

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 0.8.6h or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33278 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27248

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1948

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