Administrator Tarun Posted February 28, 2008 Administrator Share Posted February 28, 2008 VLC (VideoLAN) is a multi-platform multimedia player. It can read DVDs, VCDs, MPEG, and DivX files and from a satellite card. It can also read a stream from a network sent by the VideoLAN Server or another source. The stream can be MPEG 2 TS in UDP or HTTP packets unicasted or multicasted on an IPv4 or IPv6 network.This is a bugfix release. VLC media player 0.8.6d and earlier versions suffer from security vulnerabilities in the Web interface, Subtitle demuxer, Real RTSP demuxer, SDL_image library and MP4 demuxer. Technical details are available in our advisories: SA-0801 and SA-0802. The usual collection of assorted changes and improvements can be found here. This release fully supports Mac OS X 10.3.9 once again. We strongly recommend all users to update to this new version. Changes between 0.8.6d and 0.8.6e: Various bugfixes: Resume playback for viewing content over FTPFixed XShm detection with remote X11Security updates: Subtitle demuxers overflow (CVE-2007-6681)HTTP listener format string injection (CVE-2007-6682)Fixed buffer overflow in the SDL_image library (CVE-2006-4484)Real RTSP overflows (CVE-2008-0225, CVE-2008-0295, CVE-2008-0296, VideoLAN-SA-0801)Arbitrary memory overwrite in the MP4 demuxer (CORE-2008-0130, VideoLAN-SA-0802)Audio filter: Fixed DTS to S/PDIF converterAudio output: Fixed 5.1 audio on ALSAAccess: Fixed some RTSP hanging and user/password passing through RTSP URLsStream output: Fixed waiting for SPS/PPS problem in H.264 packetizerEncoders: Improved compatibility for creating H.264 video files playable on iPhonesImproved detection of optimal amount of threads for multi-threaded H.264 encoding on multi-cpu systems Note that this is used when transcode threads is set to 0 (default)Not supported on Windows (multiple threads require manual configuration) Mac OS X Interface & Port: Restored compatibility with Mac OS X 10.3.9Corrected behavior of the Preferences panelVLC no longer crashes on quit while playingLocalization: Updated Romanian and Polish translationsDownload: VLC media player 0.8.6e | Other Versions Link: Lunarsoft Frontpage Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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