[arch-security] [ASA-201606-21] vlc: arbitrary code execution
rgacogne at archlinux.org
Sat Jun 25 16:37:30 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201606-21
Date : 2016-06-25
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-5108
Package : vlc
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package vlc before version 2.2.4-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code
Upgrade to 2.2.4-1.
# pacman -Syu "vlc>=2.2.4-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 2.2.4.
A buffer overflow has been found in the DecodeAdpcmImaQT() function of
VLC's QuickTime IMA decoder.
A remote attacker might be able to cause a denial of service or execute
arbitrary code on the affected host via a crafted QuickTime IMA file.
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