openSUSE Security Update : vlc (openSUSE-2016-755)

High Nessus Plugin ID 91773


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for vlc to version 2.1.6 fixes the following issues :

These CVE were fixed :

- CVE-2016-5108: Reject invalid QuickTime IMA files (boo#984382).

- CVE-2016-3941: Heap overflow in processing wav files (boo#973354).

These security issues without were fixed :

- Fix heap overflow in decomp stream filter.

- Fix buffer overflow in updater.

- Fix potential buffer overflow in schroedinger encoder.

- Fix NULL pointer dereference in DMO decoder.

- Fix buffer overflow in parsing of string boxes in mp4 demuxer.

- Fix SRTP integer overflow.

- Fix potential crash in zip access.

- Fix read overflow in Ogg demuxer.


Update the affected vlc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91773

File Name: openSUSE-2016-755.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/23

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlc5, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlc5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlccore7, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvlccore7-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc, 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-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-gnome-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-noX, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-noX-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-noX-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-qt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:vlc-qt-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-3941, CVE-2016-5108