VLC Media Player < 1.1.8 Multiple Buffer Overflows (deprecated)
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5846
The remote host contains an application that allows arbitrary code execution.
The remote host contains VLC player, a multi-media application. Versions of VLC media player earlier than 1.1.8 are potentially affected by buffer overflow vulnerabilities when handling specially crafted AMV and NSV files, which could result in arbitrary code execution.
Upgrade to VLC Media Player version 1.1.8 or later.