VLC Media Player 3.0.8 security update

On July 27, 2019 we had indicates a vulnerability in VideoLAN's popular VLC Media Player application:

A critical security vulnerability in VLC Media Player recently discovered by the German CERT-Bund allows for remote code execution.

The vulnerability exists in VLC Media Player since 3.0.7.1, and is described in the bulletin CVE-2019-13615. Version 3.0.7.1 is the latest fixed version of the application.

VLC Media Player

According to the security bulletin, successful exploitation of the vulnerability allows unauthorized information disclosure, unauthorized files but also its interruption s.

But today VideoLAN, the maker of the popular VLC Media Player available in various operating systems (desktop and mobile), just was released the final version of VLC 3.0.8 for all platforms, Windows, MacOS and Linux.

The new version according to the company fixes the security gap we had reported. So everyone who in the application it would be good to upgrade immediately:

Download the new version

https://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download

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