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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.704671
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian: Security Advisory for vlc (DSA-4671-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'vlc'; package(s) announced via the DSA-4671-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'vlc'
package(s) announced via the DSA-4671-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Multiple security issues were discovered in the microdns plugin of the
VLC media player, which could result in denial of service or potentially
the execution of arbitrary code via malicious mDNS packets.

Affected Software/OS:
'vlc' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed
in version 3.0.10-0+deb9u1. This update disables the microdns plugin.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in
version 3.0.10-0+deb10u1. This update disables the microdns plugin.

We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6071
Debian Security Information: DSA-4671 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4671
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202005-10
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-0994
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6072
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-0995
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6073
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-0996
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6077
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1000
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6078
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1001
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6079
https://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2020-1002
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-6080
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