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[GLSA-200701-18] xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200701-18
(xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities)


Due to the improper handling and use of format strings, the
errors_create_window() function in errors.c does not safely write data
to memory.

Impact

A possible hacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file
with xine-ui, and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0254


Solution:
All xine-ui users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/xine-ui-0.99.5_pre20060716"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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