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Vulnerability of VideoLAN VLC: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of VideoLAN VLC, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, VLC.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 03/07/2017.
Références of this weakness: 18467, CVE-2017-10699, DSA-4045-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-23120.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of VideoLAN 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 medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

VideoLAN VLC: version 2.2.7.
The version 2.2.7 is available:
  https://www.videolan.org/
  http://download.videolan.org/vlc/2.2.7/

Debian 8/9: new vlc packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: vlc 2.2.7-1~deb8u1
  Debian 9: vlc 2.2.7-1~deb9u1
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