Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4251-1 vlc -- security update

Date Reported:
18 Jul 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-11529.
More information:

A use-after-free was discovered in the MP4 demuxer of the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed media file is played.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.3-1-0+deb9u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at: