VLC Media Player 2.0.1 Security Update Released

VLC Media Player is one of the most popular media player among our readers. On February 18, 2012, VLC developers released VLC Media Player 2.0 “Twoflower”. After 15 million downloads of VLC 2.0, the VideoLAN and VLC development team has released the second version of “Twoflower”, version 2.0.1.

According to the official announcement, VLC 2.0.1 is a bug fix and security update release with some additional features. Security issues SA-1201 and SA-1202 are fixed in this release. The first resolves a stack overflow in VLC’s MMS support and the second fixes an issue VLC’s Real RTSP support.

vlc 2.0.1

The latest version now supports MxPEG files and streams. In addition to the new MxPEG file support, some new features are also added in the Mac OS X interface. The latest version also supports faster decoding. About 120 bugs, notably for HLS, MKV, RAR, Ogg, Blu-ray discs and many other things have been fixed in the new VLC version.

VLC 2.0.1 is available for Windows XP SP2, Vista, and 7, OS X 10.5 or later running on PowerPC or 32-bit and 64-bit Intel machines, and Linux. You can download VLC 2.0 from the official link: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/#download

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