Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4834-1 vlc -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jan 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 979676.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-26664.
- More information:
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code or denial of service if a malformed media file is opened.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.12-0+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
For the detailed security status of vlc please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/vlc