GLSA-201908-23 : VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 127972
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201908-23 (VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted media file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/vlc-3.0.7'