Debian DSA-5165-1 : vlc - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 162405

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 10 / 11 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5165 advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the vlc packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.17.4-0+deb11u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/vlc

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5165

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/vlc

https://packages.debian.org/source/bullseye/vlc

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 162405

File Name: debian_DSA-5165.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/20/2022

Updated: 6/20/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlc5, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlccore-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libvlccore9, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-bin, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-data, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-l10n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-access-extra, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-base, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-fluidsynth, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-jack, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-notify, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-qt, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-samba, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-skins2, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-svg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-video-output, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-video-splitter, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-visualization, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vlc-plugin-zvbi, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/20/2022