[Slackbuilds-users] VLC subtitle handling vulnerability

Andrzej Telszewski atelszewski at gmail.com
Thu May 25 00:02:07 UTC 2017

On 24/05/17 07:59, David O'Shaughnessy wrote:
> Just a heads up (maintainer cc'd in) about a vulnerability found in VLCs
> handling of subtitles:
> http://blog.checkpoint.com/2017/05/23/hacked-in-translation/
> It's fixed in the latest release. The build on SBo seems to be a
> development version though, so I'm not sure if this is relevant or not.
> --
> Dave


There are more players with subtitles vulnerability and the article on 
checkpoint seems to be misleading.

Have a look at the link from first comment in LWN article: 


Best regards,
Andrzej Telszewski

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