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openSUSE-SU-2014:0315-1: moderate: vlc: version update to 2.1.3
openSUSE Security Update: vlc: version update to 2.1.3

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0315-1
Rating: moderate
References: #864422
Cross-References: CVE-2013-3565
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


VLC was updated to version 2.1.3 (bnc#864422):
+ Core:
- Fix broken behaviour with SOCKSv5 proxies
- Fix integer overflow on error when using vlc_readdir
+ Access:
- Fix DVB-T2 tuning on Linux.
- Fix encrypted DVD playback.
- Fix v4l2 frequency conversion.
+ Decoders:
- Fix numerous issues (M2TS, VC1 interlaced, Lagarith,
FFv1.3, Xvid) by updating codec libraries.
- Bring fluidsynth back on Mac OS X
- Fix some Opus crashes with some filters
- Fix teletext crash on Windows
+ Demuxers:
- Avoid an infinite recursion in MKV tags parsing
- Fix an issue with some Vobsub tracks
- Fix missing samples at the end of some wav files
- Fix divide by 0 on ASF/WMV parsing
+ Audio output:
- Fix audio device selection via command line on Mac OS
- Fix audio crashes on Mac OS X
+ Video Output:
- Fix selection of DirectDraw as the default output for
- Fix transform off-by-one issue
- Fix screensaver disabling on Windows outputs
- Fix DirectDraw device enumeration and multi-display
- Fix a potential crash when playing a fullscreen game
at the same time as VLC
+ Stream output:
- Fix 24bits audio MTU alignment in RTP
- Fix record file names
+ Qt interface:
- Fix minimal size possible on start
- Fix a crash with the simple volume widget
- Fix a crash in the audio menu building
- Fix multimedia keys issues on Windows
- Fix opening of DVD and BD folders on Windows
+ HTTP interface: Fix album art display on Windows.
+ Updated translations.

- Add update-desktop-files BuildRequires and
%desktop_database_post/postun calls to respective
scriptlets: Fix

- Update to version 2.1.2:
+ Audio output:
- Fix digital playback on OS X when more than one audio
device is installed.
- Fix digital playback (SPDIF/HDMI) on Windows.
- Fix stuttering or silent playback when using sound
enhancers or external audio devices on OS X.
- Improve responsiveness on OS X when playback starts
or is being paused.
- Improve responsiveness, silent playback intervals and
reliability on iOS.
+ Demuxers:
- Fix Vimeo and DailyMotion parsing.
- Various WMV playback improvements and fixes.
+ Decoders:
- Fix LPCM 20/24-bit decoding and 16 bits with channel
- Fix playback of some HEVC samples.
+ Video filters: Fix crash on deinterlace selection.
+ Qt interface:
- Fix some streaming profiles when copy existed.
- Improve A-B loop control.
- Fix album art update when changing media.
+ Mac OS X interface adjustments.
+ Win32 installer: Kill running VLC process on
+ Updated translations.

- More features (by adding BuildRequires):
+ IDN Support (International Domain Names): libidn-devel
+ SFTP Access: libssh2-devel
+ HotKey Support: xcb-util-keysyms-devel
+ Complete SDL Stack: SDL_image-devel
+ ProjectM suppor (for openSUSE >= 12.3)

- Update to version 2.1.1:
+ Core:
- Fix random and reshuffling behaviour.
- Fix recording.
- Fix some subtitles track selection.
+ Decoders:
- VP9 support in WebM.
- HEVC/H.265 support in MKV, MP4 and raw files.
- Fix GPU decoding under Windows (DxVA2) crashes.
+ Demuxers:
- Fix crashes on wav, mlp and mkv and modplug files.
- Support Speex in ogg files.
- Fix some .mov playlists support.
- Support Alac in mkv.
- Fix WMV3 and palette in AVI.
- Fix FLAC packetizer issues in some files.
+ Access:
- Fix DVB options parsing.
- Fix DeckLink HDMI input.
- Fix HTTPS connectivity on OS X by loading root
certificates from Keychain.
+ Audio output:
- Fixes for DirectSound pass-through.
- Fixes for OSS output, notably on BSD.
+ Interfaces:
- Fix HTTP interface infinite loop.
- Fix D-Bus volume setting.
+ Qt:
- Reinstore right click subtitle menu to open a
- Fix saving the hotkeys in preferences.
- Fix saving the audio volume on Win32, using
- Fix play after drag'n drop.
- Fix streaming options edition and scale parameter.
+ Stream out:
- Fix transcoding audio drift issues.
- Fix numerous audio encoding issues.
+ Win32 installer:
- Important rewrite to fix numerous bugs, notably about
- Simplification of the upgrade mechanism.
+ Mac OS X interface:
- Reintroduce the language selector known from pre-2.1
- Fix fullscreen behaviour and various crashes.
- Fix about dialog crash in Japanese.
- Fix crashes on proxy lookups.
- Fixes on the playlist and information behaviours.
- Fixes on the streaming dialogs.
- Improves interface resizings.
+ Updated translations.
- Pass --with-default-font=[path] and
--with-default-monospace-font=[path] to configure.
- Drop fix_font_path.patch: replaced with configure
parameters above.

- Recommend 'vlc' by vlc-qt: some users might go installing
the UI package directly. Having Qt most likely also means
the user has X, so we at least recommend the vlc package
relying on X.

- Force creation of plugins cache in vlc-nox %post, instead
of just touching the file, for details see

- Update License: A lot has been relicensed to LGPL-2.1.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-178

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 13.1 (noarch):



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