Some vulnerabilities have been reported in VLC Media Player, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerabilities are caused due to format string errors in the Ogg/Vorbis, Ogg/Theora, CDDA (CD Digital Audio), and SAP (Service Announce Protocol) plugins. These can be exploited to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted .ogg or .ogm file (Vorbis/Theora), CDDB entry, or SAP/SDP message.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions 0.8.6b and prior.
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Subject: VLC Media Player Multiple Plugins Format String Vulnerabilities
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