openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2019-1909)

High Nessus Plugin ID 128001


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for vlc to version fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2019-5439: Fixed a buffer overflow (bsc#1138354).

- CVE-2019-5459: Fixed an integer underflow (bsc#1143549).

- CVE-2019-5460: Fixed a double free (bsc#1143547).

- CVE-2019-12874: Fixed a double free in zlib_decompress_extra in modules/demux/mkv/util.cpp (bsc#1138933).

- CVE-2019-13602: Fixed an integer underflow in mp4 demuxer (boo#1141522).

- CVE-2019-13962: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in avcodec (boo#1142161).

Non-security issues fixed :

- Video Output :

- Fix hardware acceleration with some AMD drivers

- Improve direct3d11 HDR support

- Access :

- Improve Blu-ray support

- Audio output :

- Fix pass-through on Android-23

- Fix DirectSound drain

- Demux: Improve MP4 support

- Video Output :

- Fix 12 bits sources playback with Direct3D11

- Fix crash on iOS

- Fix midstream aspect-ratio changes when Windows hardware decoding is on

- Fix HLG display with Direct3D11

- Stream Output: Improve Chromecast support with new ChromeCast apps

- Misc :

- Update Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Soundcloud scripts

- Work around busy looping when playing an invalid item with loop enabled

- Updated translations.

New package libaom :

- Initial version 1.0.0

- A library for AOMedia Video 1 (AV1), an open, royalty-free video coding format designed for video transmissions over the Internet.


Update the affected vlc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128001

File Name: openSUSE-2019-1909.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/20

Updated: 2020/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:aom-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:aom-tools-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaom-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaom-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaom0, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libaom0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlc5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlc5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlccore9, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlccore9-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-codec-gstreamer, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-codec-gstreamer-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-jack, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-jack-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-noX, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-noX-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-qt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-vdpau, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-vdpau-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-19857, CVE-2019-12874, CVE-2019-13602, CVE-2019-13962, CVE-2019-5439, CVE-2019-5459, CVE-2019-5460

IAVB: 2019-B-0074