VLC Media Player Allows Desktop Takeover Via Malicious Video Files

VLC Media Player Allows Desktop Takeover Via Malicious Video Files

Posted August 19, 2019

VLC Media Player Allows Desktop Takeover Via Malicious Video Files

Source: Threat Post
By: Tom Spring
Published: August 19, 2019

* VideoLAN has released an updated version of its VLC Player to fix over a dozen bugs.
* Two high-risk vulnerabilities in the VLC media player could allow an adversary to craft a malicious .MKV video file that could be used in an attack to gain control of the victim’s PC.