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VideoLAN Releases a Security Advisory for VLC Media Player

Original release date: August 20, 2010 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

VideoLAN has released a security advisory to address a vulnerability in VLC Media Player. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition. The updated release also addresses additional issues that could result in a denial-of-service attack.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VideoLAN security advisory VideoLAN-SA-1004 and apply any necessary updates or workarounds to help mitigate the risks.

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