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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-201701-39
(VLC: Buffer overflow)
A buffer overflow was discovered in the DecodeAdpcmImaQT function in
modules/codec/adpcm.c in the VideoLAN VLC media player.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted
QuickTime IMA file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
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-2.2.4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5