VLC Media Player < 1.1.7 Code Execution Vulnerability (deprecated)
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5756
SynopsisThe remote host contains an application that allows arbitrary code execution.
DescriptionThe remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application.
Versions of VLC media player earlier than 1.1.7 are potentially affected by a code execution vulnerability due to insufficient input validation when parsing a specially crafted Matroska or WebM (MKV) file.
SolutionUpgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.7 or later.