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Forum Thread: PSI missing VLC Player Update 2.1.0

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VLC Media Player 2.x

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supersmashbrother PSI missing VLC Player Update 2.1.0
Member 29th Sep, 2013 19:08
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I happen to have VLC Player 2.0.8
on the videolan.org Website you can already grab 2.1.0

Maurice Joyce RE: PSI missing VLC Player Update 2.1.0
Handling Contributor 29th Sep, 2013 20:06
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Suggest it to Support.

SUGGESTING A NEW PROGRAMME TO SECUNIA

Secunia do not accept programmes versions in ALPHA(Includes Google Canary/Dev & Mozilla Aurora) or BETA.

PSI Version 3
1. Open PSI>show programmes - U should see all your programmes listed by an icon or list presentation.
2. Click Add Program (top right of page)
3. Fill out the details requested & click Send Data.

PSI Version 2

1. From the DASHBOARD page click on RESULTS.
2. On the RESULTS page look above the tab INSTALL SOLUTION & U will see a green icon & ARE YOU MISSING A PROGRAM?
3. Click it. Fill out the details requested.
4. Click SUGGEST SOFTWARE.

PSI Version 1

1. Open the PATCHED or SECURE BROWSING tab.
2. Scroll to the bottom where U will see a link in blue ink "Program Missing? Suggest It Here!"
3. Click the link & then fill out the details in the boxes that appear(the important bit is the FILE SELECTION).
4. Click Suggest Program.

If requested, Secunia respond by email that the programme has been added to their database. A full PSI scan should reveal it.

Last Reviewed 19:05 29/09/2013

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Anthony Wells RE: PSI missing VLC Player Update 2.1.0
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Last edited on 29th Sep, 2013 21:27
Hi ,

As can be seen here , there are two extant SA's for this software (scroll down) :-

http://secunia.com/advisories/product/39838/?task=...

Version 2.1.0 of the VLC Player seems to be a "major" upgrade and is claimed to fix a welter of bugs :-

http://www.videolan.org/

It will be interesting to see whether Secunia and VidoeLAN are able to agree (almost for the first time) as to the "security" of this latest version . It might take Secunia a day or two to digest whether 2.1.0 is a "security" patch/fix and as to which SA's it refers ; so don't hold your breath for instant gratification .

EDIT: Should have said :-

The/my PSI 2.0.0.3003 detects version 2.1.0 correctly in the "Scan Results" module but shows the VLC plug-in as "insecure , no solution" in the "Secure Browsing" module in IE8 , Firefox and Chrome . Breathe :))

Take care

Anthony

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