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From: Thomas Deutschmann <whissi@g.o>
To: gentoo-announce@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201909-02 ] VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Fri, 06 Sep 2019 16:16:49
Message-Id: 908b3503-8bc1-f7d4-3779-1d14dfd3bad9@gentoo.org
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201909-02
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: VLC: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: September 06, 2019
     Bugs: #689974
       ID: 201909-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in VLC, the worst of which
could result in the arbitrary execution of code.

Background
==========

VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  media-video/vlc              < 3.0.8                    >= 3.0.8

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in VLC. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
======

Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-3.0.8"

References
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[  1 ] CVE-2019-13602
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13602
[  2 ] CVE-2019-13962
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-13962
[  3 ] CVE-2019-14437
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14437
[  4 ] CVE-2019-14438
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14438
[  5 ] CVE-2019-14498
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14498
[  6 ] CVE-2019-14533
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14533
[  7 ] CVE-2019-14534
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14534
[  8 ] CVE-2019-14535
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14535
[  9 ] CVE-2019-14776
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14776
[ 10 ] CVE-2019-14777
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14777
[ 11 ] CVE-2019-14778
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14778
[ 12 ] CVE-2019-14970
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-14970

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201909-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2019 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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