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Latest VLC Patches Security Vulnerability, Fixes Other Bugs Print E-mail
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Source: ITWire - Posted by Bill Keys   
Latest News Users of the open source VLC media player should download version 0.8.6i to avoid a serious vulnerability in previous releases. According to a security advisory released by the VideoLAN project, a maliciously crafted WAV file could either crash VLC or cause the execution of arbitrary code. In common with so many vulnerabilities that can be exploited through media files, this is another buffer overflow problem. I use VLC because it supports so many different formats but, why did this security vulnerability got so much attention in the news?

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