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The remote Windows host contains an media player that is affected by
a code execution vulnerability.
The version of VLC media player installed on the remote host is
earlier than 1.1.7. Such versions are reportedly affected by the
following vulnerability :
- Insufficient input validation when parsing a specially
crafted Matroska or WebM (MKV) file can be exploited to
execute arbitrary code.
See also :
Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.7 or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true