FreeBSD : vlc -- remote code execution via crafted subtitles (ec6aeb8e-41e4-11e7-aa00-5404a68ad561)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100498


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


Check Point research team reports :

Remote code execution via crafted subtitles


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100498

File Name: freebsd_pkg_ec6aeb8e41e411e7aa005404a68ad561.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/30

Modified: 2017/05/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:vlc-qt4, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/23