Critical Vulnerabilities in VLC Player Let Hacker Stream Untrusted Video To Hack Your PC – 200 Million Computers at Risk


VLC Player

Its time for hackers to hack your PC using malformed video file, yes, critical vulnerabilities in VLC media Player let attackers load specially crafted video files in the vulnerable system to execute the arbitrary code.

VideoLAN released a security update for VLC Media player with the fixes for two vulnerabilities that allow attackers to execute untrusted video file on the system running with vulnerable VLC media player.

The VLC media player is an open source cross-platform and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN project.

VLC Player downloaded over more than 200 million users around the globe and running in hundreds of millions of major operating system including Windows, iOS, Android, Mac.

There are 2 vulnerability uncovered and reported by Symeon Paraschoudis from pentest partners and zhangyang from Hackerone.

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