[vlc-devel] VLC media player 0.8.6h release

Felix Paul Kühne fkuehne.videolan at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 6 18:22:20 CEST 2008

Dear VideoLAN users,

The VideoLAN Team is pleased to announce the release of VLC media  
player 0.8.6h.

This version is aimed at fixing security vulnerabilities in the  
GnuTLS, libgcrypt and libxml2  libraries which affect VLC media player  
0.8.6g and lower.

This release includes the security updates for version 0.8.6g (a  
source code release) aimed at fixing security vulnerabilities in the  
Mozilla and ActiveX plugins, in the libpng, libid3tag, libvorbis  
libraries and in the Speex codec affecting VLC media player 0.8.6f and  

Technical details are available in our advisories:
http://www.videolan.org/security/sa0804.html and

This updates also includes reliability updates in multiple modules,  
plus updated libebml and libmatroska libraries on Mac OS X.

Please have a look at the release notes for VLC media player 0.8.6g  
and 0.8.6h for the complete list of changes:

We strongly recommend all users to update to this new version and as  
always to only download from the main VideoLAN website.

Enjoy this release,

The VideoLAN Team

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