[USN-4131-1] VLC vulnerabilities
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Sep 11 18:05:19 UTC 2019
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4131-1
September 11, 2019
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 19.04
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in VLC.
- vlc: multimedia player and streamer
It was discovered that VLC incorrectly handled certain media files. If a
user were tricked into opening a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker
could use this issue to cause VLC to crash, resulting in a denial of
service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2019-13962, CVE-2019-14437, CVE-2019-14438, CVE-2019-14498,
CVE-2019-14533, CVE-2019-14534, CVE-2019-14535, CVE-2019-14776,
CVE-2019-14777, CVE-2019-14778, CVE-2019-14970
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