openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2016-755)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for vlc to version 2.1.6 fixes the following issues :

These CVE were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5108: Reject invalid QuickTime IMA files

- CVE-2016-3941: Heap overflow in processing wav files

These security issues without were fixed :

- Fix heap overflow in decomp stream filter.

- Fix buffer overflow in updater.

- Fix potential buffer overflow in schroedinger encoder.

- Fix NULL pointer dereference in DMO decoder.

- Fix buffer overflow in parsing of string boxes in mp4

- Fix SRTP integer overflow.

- Fix potential crash in zip access.

- Fix read overflow in Ogg demuxer.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected vlc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91773 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3941

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