Computer Security

VideoLAN Claims Security Teams Warnings Are Outdated By 2 Years

March 23, 2010
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VideoLAN Claims Security Teams Warnings Are Outdated By 2 Years

VideoLAN stated in their website on 22 March 2010 that ISS and SecurityForce are spreading outdated security issue which was fixed 2 years ago. “So-called “Security” teams are spreading wrong information about an “unpatched” security issue in VLC. ISS and SecurityFocus are presenting a security issue in versions of VLC, that are, in fact,...

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The VideoLAN Project Advises Against The Use Of Clam AntiVirus

March 1, 2010
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The VideoLAN Project Advises Against The Use Of Clam AntiVirus

According to VLC News, VLC issued a Security Advisory that “Clam AntiVirus incorrectly claims that the x86 SSE2-accelerated I:4:2:2 chroma conversion plugin as being a computer trojan. This affects builds of VLC media player with recent versions of the MingW compilation toolchain.” This may make copying, installing and/or using of VLC media player or...

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