vlc 2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1 source package in Ubuntu

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vlc (2.0.3-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) precise-security; urgency=low

  * New bug-fixing upstream release (LP: #1025713).
  * SECURITY UPDATE: Heap-based buffer overflow in the Ogg_DecodePacket function
    in the OGG demuxer (modules/demux/ogg.c) in VideoLAN VLC media player before
    2.0.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
    crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted OGG file.
    - CVE-2012-3377

vlc (2.0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Add missing epoch to libqt4-dev build dependency.
  * Drop libggi2-dev from build dependencies (not needed any more).
    (Closes: #680237)
  * The dependency ttf-freefont was renamed to fonts-freefont-ttf.

vlc (2.0.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium

  [ Edward Wang ]
  * New upstream release (Closes: #679625, #664279, LP: #689122, #936488,
    #942126, #971106, #972615, #973051, #987231, #995003, #998538).
    - Fix Ogg Heap buffer overflow. Thanks to Hugo Beauzée-Luyssen
  * Add the crystalhd plugin to the vlc distribution.
  * libcaca_plugin.so now depends on X11 in this release, so it must
    be installed under vlc (versus vlc-nox).

  [ Reinhard Tartler ]
  * Urgency set to medium because a security issue is fixed in this release

  [ Benjamin Drung ]
  * Add new plugins to vlc-nox:
    - crystalhd (Linux amd64 and i386 only)
    - directfb
    - fbosd (Linux only)
    - omxil (Linux only)
  * Add build dependencies for new plugins.
  * Add new symbols to libvlccore5.
  * Switch to debhelper 8.
 -- Benjamin Drung <email address hidden>   Tue, 24 Jul 2012 00:44:39 +0200

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Uploaded by:
Benjamin Drung on 2012-07-24
Sponsored by:
Jamie Strandboge
Uploaded to:
Precise
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any all
Section:
video
Urgency:
Medium Urgency

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Binary packages built by this source

libvlc-dev: development files for libvlc

 This package contains headers and a static library required to build
 standalone applications that use VLC features.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

libvlc5: multimedia player and streamer library

 This package contains the shared library required by applications using VLC
 features.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

libvlccore-dev: development files for libvlccore

 This package contains headers and a static library required to build plugins
 for VLC.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

libvlccore5: base library for VLC and its modules

 This package contains the shared library required by VLC modules and libvlc.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc: multimedia player and streamer

 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.
 .
 VLC can also be used as a streaming server that duplicates the stream it
 reads and multicasts them through the network to other clients, or serves
 them through HTTP.
 .
 VLC has support for on-the-fly transcoding of audio and video formats, either
 for broadcasting purposes or for movie format transformations. Support for
 most output methods is provided by this package, but features can be added
 by installing additional audio plugins (vlc-plugin-pulse, vlc-plugin-sdl)
 or video plugins (vlc-plugin-sdl).

vlc-data: Common data for VLC

 Localisations, HTTP interface files, Lua scripts for VLC media player
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-dbg: debugging symbols for vlc

 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.
 .
 This package contains the debugging symbols for vlc.

vlc-nox: multimedia player and streamer (without X support)

 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.
 .
 VLC can also be used as a streaming server that duplicates the stream it
 reads and multicasts them through the network to other clients, or serves
 them through HTTP.
 .
 VLC has support for on-the-fly transcoding of audio and video formats, either
 for broadcasting purposes or for movie format transformations. Support for
 most output methods is provided by this package, but features can be added
 by installing additional audio plugins (vlc-plugin-pulse, vlc-plugin-sdl,
 vlc-plugin-jack) or video plugins (vlc-plugin-sdl).
 .
 This package contains a version of VLC that does not require X and that is
 thus suitable for headless servers.

vlc-plugin-fluidsynth: FluidSynth plugin for VLC

 This plugin adds support for playing MIDI file via the FluidSynth software
 synthesizer to the VLC media player.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-jack: Jack audio plugins for VLC

 These plugins add support for JACK to the VLC media player. To
 activate the audio output module, use the `--aout jack' flag or
 select the `jack' audio output plugin from the preferences menu.
 For the jack input, use `vlc jack://channels=...:ports=...'
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-notify: LibNotify plugin for VLC

 This plugin adds support for libnotify track change notification to the
 VLC media player.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-pulse: PulseAudio plugin for VLC

 This plugin adds support for PulseAudio to the VLC media player. To
 activate the audio output module, use the `--aout pulse' flag or
 select the `pulse' audio output plugin from the preferences menu.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-sdl: SDL video and audio output plugin for VLC

 This plugin adds support for the Simple DirectMedia Layer library to
 the VLC media player. To activate it, use the `--vout sdl' or
 `--aout sdl' flags or select the `sdl' video or audio output plugin
 from the preferences menu.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-svg: SVG plugin for VLC

 This plugin allows you to render SVG graphics on top of the video. It is a text
 renderer, and must be activated through the '--text-renderer svg' option. When
 sent non-SVG data, it will convert it to SVG using a template that can be
 specified by the svg-template-file option.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.

vlc-plugin-zvbi: VBI teletext plugin for VLC

 This plugin adds support for VBI teletext to the VLC media player.
 .
 VLC is the VideoLAN project's media player. It plays MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4,
 DivX, MOV, WMV, QuickTime, WebM, FLAC, MP3, Ogg/Vorbis files, DVDs, VCDs,
 podcasts, and multimedia streams from various network sources.