[vlc-devel] VLC 0.8.6g source release

Rémi Denis-Courmont rdenis at simphalempin.com
Sun May 18 14:05:57 CEST 2008

	Dear VideoLAN users,

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

This is a maintainance release addressing security and stability issues; no 
new features were added. See the news below.

This release includes important security fixes, see also:

N.B.: This is a source code release. Updated binary installers for Windows and 
MacOSX will be made available within the coming days.

Changes between 0.8.6f and 0.8.6g:

Security updates:
 * Removed VLC variable settings from Mozilla and ActiveX (CVE-2007-6683)
 * Removed loading plugins from the current directory (CVE-2008-2147)
 * Updated libpng on Windows and Mac OS X (CVE-2008-1382)
 * Fixed libid3tag denial of service (CVE-2008-2109)
 * Fixed libvorbis vulnerabilities (CVE-2008-1419, CVE-2008-1420,

Various bugfixes:
 * Fixed various memory leaks, improving stability when running as a server
 * Fixed compilation with recent versions of FFmpeg
 * Correctly parses SAP announcements from MPEG-TS
 * Fixed AAC resampling
 * The Fullscreen Controller appears correctly on Mac OS X,
   if the 'Always-on-top' video option was selected.

Rémi Denis-Courmont
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