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Security Advisory for VLC

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whs
whs
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Apparently VLC is again facing security problems. We know from the past, that VLC was riddled with security problems that were fixed in the meantime. But there seems to be no end to it. That is too bad for such a good product. Here are more details of the current threat http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0807.html

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
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I may be wrong. But wasn't that info taken from the "i" release?

Edit. My mistake, sorry. I thought it had passed (i). :(

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JadeEmperor
JadeEmperor
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yeah i like VLC but i have to replace it with realplayer because VLC kept crashing on my Vista for no apparent reason. too bad such a nice product with so many codecs.

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whs
whs
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Realplayer is also quite heavy handed. You may want to look at Real Alternative as another option.

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