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VLC Player Vulnerability
Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 August 2009 06:40 Written by DarkKnightH20 Wednesday, 19 August 2009 06:40
A lot of people use VLC Player to play movies and music. Recently, a vulnerability was disclosed that effects version 0.9.9 — 1.0.1. A specifically crafted SMB:// URI can cause a remote buffer overflow, allowing for possible malicious code execution. More information can be seen on Juniper.net. A variety of Proof of Concept (PoC) code is available at SecurityFocus.com. A fix is available here. Be safe…And be good.