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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0324
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0324
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0324

Vulnerability Insight:
Loren Maggiore of Trail of Bits discovered that the 3GP parser of VLC, a multimedia player and streamer, could dereference an arbitrary pointer due to insufficient restrictions on a writable buffer. This could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted 3GP files (CVE-2015-5949).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5949
Bugtraq: 20150820 [oCERT-2015-009] VLC arbitrary pointer dereference (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3342 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0476 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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