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VideoLAN Issues Security Advisory

Original release date: April 11, 2011 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

VideoLAN has issued a security advisory to alert users of a vulnerability affecting VLC Media Player versions 1.0.0 through 1.1.8. Exploitation of this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial-of-service condition.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review VideoLAN Security Advisory 1103 and implement the workarounds provided in the advisory until a fix is available from the vendor.

US-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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