Software Update: VLC Media Player 3.0.7

Version 3.0.7 of VLC Media Player has been released. This open source and cross-platform media player can play a variety of audio, video and streaming formats without the need to install the appropriate codec. In version 3.0, support for Chromecast has been added, among other things. There is also hardware acceleration for decoding 4k and 8k video, support for HDR, playback of 360-degree videos and 3D audio, access to network locations via SMB, FTP and NFS, among others, HD audio passthrough and support for BD-Jmenus. The following changes and improvements have been made in this release:

Access:

  • Improve Blu-ray support
  • Fix sftp module build with libssh >= 1.8.1

audio output:

  • Fix pass through on Android-23
  • Fix DirectSound drain

Demux:

  • Improve MP4 support

Video Output:

  • Fix 12 bit sources playback with Direct3D11
  • Fix crash on iOS
  • Fix midstream aspect-ratio changes when Windows hardware decoding is on
  • Fix HLG display with Direct3D11

StreamOutput:

  • Improve Chromecast support with new ChromeCast apps

macOS:

  • Fix UPNP service discovery, services are discovered on the highest priority active network interface now
  • Fix video distortion on macOS Mojave

Misc:

  • Update Youtube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Soundcloud scripts
  • Work around busy looping when playing an invalid item with loop enabled

translation:

  • Update of most translations

Security:

  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the ps demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow when copying a biplanar YUV image
  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the faad decoder
  • Fix buffer overflow in the svcdsub decoder
  • Fix buffer overflows in the ogg muxer & demuxer
  • Fix buffer overflows in libavformat demuxer
  • Fix multiple buffer overflows in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the MP4 demuxer
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the textst decoder
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the webvtt decoder
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the ASF demux
  • Fix a buffer overflow in the UPNP SD
  • Fix use after free in the ogg demuxer
  • Fix multiple use after free in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix multiple use after free in the DMO decoder
  • Fix integer underflow in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an updater NULL pointer dereference on invalid signing keys
  • Fix NULL pointer dereference in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an integer overflow in the spudec decoder
  • Fix an integer overflow in the nsc demuxer
  • Fix an integer overflow in the avi demuxer
  • Fix reads of uninitialized pointers in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix a floating point exception in the MKV demuxer
  • Fix an infinite loop in the flac packetizer

Version number 3.0.7
Release status Final
Operating systems Android, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, Windows Vista, Windows 10
Website videolan
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License type GPL
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