Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5297-1 vlc -- security update

Date Reported:
06 Dec 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-41325.
More information:

A buffer overflow was discovered in the VNC module of the VLC media player, which could result in the execution of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 3.0.18-0+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

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