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Vulnerability of VLC: use after free via MKV

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via MKV of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, VLC.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 11/07/2018.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2018-11529, DSA-4251-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-26684.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via MKV of VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Debian, VLC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a technician ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

VLC: version 3.0.3.
The version 3.0.3 is fixed:
  https://get.videolan.org/vlc/

Debian 9: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: vlc 3.0.3-1-0+deb9u1
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