Forum Thread: VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4

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poutnikl VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4
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Recent scan by PSI3.0.0.9016 surprisingly marked my VLC player as insecure 0.9.4, recommending update to 0.9.6.

It was strange as I remember some time ago I installed VLC 2.x.
I thought I perhaps downgraded by accident.

I let VLC to autoupdate to VLC 2.1.3.
Even during update the PSI3 marked VLC player as green safe 2.1.3 version.

But later scan again marked VLC player as insecure 0.9.4.

poutnikl RE: VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4
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Hmm, interesting, PSI stopped doing that, marking it correctly as 2.1.3
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Anthony Wells RE: VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4
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Hi ,

I still have VLC2.1.2 which is not "insecure" and it has not done an 0.9.4 (as yet) on myPSI 2.0.0.3003 . All the versions of the PSI use similar detection engines and rules ; in future , before you update it would be worth checking the detction location in case it is an old/displaced/temporary file . Unlikely , but you may have VLC files now in two locations .

I note from your other thread with Maurice that , being a long time user , you used to use version 2 without any major problems . I have the same Comodo/Avira/SAS/Mbam as you on my XP (with IE8 - never ever used except by the PSI) and am pretty much Secunia error free - bearing in mind I have "auto-update" set to prompt" and for very good reasons , I then do the job manually myself .

Take care

Anthony





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poutnikl RE: VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4
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I have realized in past several times PSI detection behaved strange, but sometimes it got fixed at the next scan or PSI launch and scan.

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Anthony Wells RE: VLC player 32b 2.1.3 marked as insecure 0.9.4
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