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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201411-01
(VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file using VLC, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/vlc-2.1.2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 78879 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-1441
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