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VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Patches Security Flaws

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Version 2.0.1 of the open source VLC Media Player was recently released.

"According to VideoLAN developer Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the maintenance update to VLC 2.0 'Twoflower' includes fixes for more than 110 bugs and closes two security holes that could be exploited by an attacker to compromise a victim's system," The H Security reports.

"The update addresses a stack overflow in MMS support as well as a heap-based buffer overflow in Real RTSP support which, its developers say, could lead to arbitrary code execution on most systems," the article states.

Go to "VLC Media Player 2.0.1 closes security holes" to read the details.

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