VLC Media Player HTML subtitle Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Author: User

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Affected Systems:
VideoLAN VLC Media Player 2.x
VLC Media Player is a multimedia Player.
VLC Media Player modules/codec/subsdec. c has an error in parsing the HTML subtitle. By specially crafted subtitle, attackers can cause a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code.
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Link: http://secunia.com/advisories/51692/

Vendor patch:
The vendor has released a patch to fix this security problem. Please download it from the vendor's homepage:

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