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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN123-1 : xine-lib vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
xine-lib vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libxine-dev
- libxine1


Description :

Two buffer overflows have been discovered in the MMS and Real RTSP
stream handlers of the Xine library. By tricking a user to connect to
a malicious MMS or RTSP video/audio stream source with an application
that uses this library, a possible hacker could crash the client and
possibly even execute arbitrary code with the rights of the player
application.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libxine-dev-1.0-1ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libxine1-1.0-1ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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