Monday, 3 December 2007

VLC media player 0.8.6d Released

VLC Media player suffered some security issues, which inquired a new release

Link h3r3

Details
Various bugfixes:
7 * Mozilla plugin: supports a reasonable amount of MIME types on Windows
8 * Linux: Fixed S/PDIF passthrough with ALSA
9 * Automatic recovery on unexpected stream discontinuity (clock gap) occurrences in input
10 * Use field order (top/bottom) for correct bob/linear deinterlacing
11 * Fix invalid free in bookmarks loading code
12
13 Windows and Mac OS Binaries
14 * FLAC Security Update (CVE-2007-4619) to prevent multiple integer overflows
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16 Active X plugin:
17 * Security update (VideoLAN-SA-0703)
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19 Mac OS X Interface & Port:
20 * Apple Remote support on Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard with enhanced functionality
21 * Improved Video Output compatibility for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard
22 * Improved behavior of the Fullscreen Controller and mode changes between Fullscreen and Windowed Video Output
23 * Softened the white flash artifacts that may appear during the transition of two different movies
24 * Support for current Ogg file formats
25 NOTE: This release requires Mac OS X 10.4 or higher. Mac OS X 10.3.9 is not supported anymore.
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27 Encoders:
28 * Improved H.264 encoding speed on Mac OS X
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30 Other changes:
31 * The automatic updating facility was removed
32 * You now need to append --m3u-extvlcopt to your command line to enable
33 EXTVLCOPT options parsing in m3u playlists.

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