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[DSA1252] DSA-1252-1 vlc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Kevin Finisterre discovered several format string problems in vlc, a
multimedia player and streamer, that could lead to the execution of
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the testing distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your vlc packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1252
Threat Level: High
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