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SUSE: CVE-2015-5949: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/25/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2016
Modified
10/11/2017

Description

VideoLAN VLC media player 2.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted 3GP file, which triggers the freeing of arbitrary pointers.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libvlc5
  • suse-upgrade-libvlc5-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-libvlccore8
  • suse-upgrade-libvlccore8-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-vlc
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-devel
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-gnome
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-gnome-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-nox
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-nox-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-nox-lang
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-qt
  • suse-upgrade-vlc-qt-debuginfo

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