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[DSA1252] DSA-1252-1 vlc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1252-1 vlc

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Kevin Finisterre discovered several format string problems in vlc, a
multimedia player and streamer, that could lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.1.svn20050314-1sarge2.
For the testing distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6-svn20061012.debian-3.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.6.a.debian-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1252
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 21852

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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