VLC Media Player 2.x Version Detection

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9797
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.


The remote server is running VLC Media Player.


The remote host is running VLC Media Player, a portable, free and open-source, cross-platform media player and streaming media server.


Ensure that this server is running the latest version of VLC Media Player and its plugins to stay updated with security patches.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 9797

Family: Web Clients

Published: 11/18/2016

Updated: 12/6/2016

Dependencies: 9796

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:videolan:vlc_media_player:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*