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Sicherheit: Pufferüberlauf in VLC media player
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Name: Pufferüberlauf in VLC media player
ID: 201701-39
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: Di, 17. Januar 2017, 07:12
Referenzen: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-5108

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Severity: Normal
Title: VLC: Buffer overflow
Date: January 17, 2017
Bugs: #584510
ID: 201701-39

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Synopsis
========

A buffer overflow in VLC might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.

Background
==========

VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 media-video/vlc < 2.2.4 >= 2.2.4

Description
===========

A buffer overflow was discovered in the DecodeAdpcmImaQT function in
modules/codec/adpcm.c in the VideoLAN VLC media player.

Impact
======

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted
QuickTime IMA file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or
possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/vlc-2.2.4"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-5108
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-5108

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-39

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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Severity: Normal
Title: VLC: Buffer overflow
Date: January 17, 2017
Bugs: #584510
ID: 201701-39

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Synopsis
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A buffer overflow in VLC might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.

Background
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VLC is a cross-platform media player and streaming server.

Affected packages
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1 media-video/vlc &lt; 2.2.4 &gt;=3D
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Description
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A buffer overflow was discovered in the DecodeAdpcmImaQT function in
modules/codec/adpcm.c in the VideoLAN VLC media player.

Impact
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Remote attackers, by enticing a user to execute a specially crafted
QuickTime IMA file, could cause a Denial of Service condition or
possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All VLC users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=3Dmedia-video/vlc-2.2.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2016-5108
<a class=3D"moz-txt-link-freetext" href=3D"http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.=
cfm?cvename=3DCVE-2016-5108">http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=3DCVE-20=
16-5108</a>

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

<a class=3D"moz-txt-link-freetext" href=3D"https://security.gentoo.org/g=
lsa/201701-39">https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-39</a>

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
<a class=3D"moz-txt-link-abbreviated"
href=3D"mailto:security@gentoo.org"=
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<a class=3D"moz-txt-link-freetext" href=3D"https://bugs.gentoo.org">https=
://bugs.gentoo.org</a>.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

<a class=3D"moz-txt-link-freetext" href=3D"http://creativecommons.org/lic=
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