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[GLSA-200604-04] Kaffeine: Buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Kaffeine: Buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-04
(Kaffeine: Buffer overflow)


Kaffeine uses an unchecked buffer when fetching remote RAM
playlists via HTTP.

Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially-crafted
RAM playlist resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running the application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-0051
http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20060404-1.txt


Solution:
All Kaffeine users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/kaffeine-0.7.1-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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