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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN42-1 : 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 :

Several buffer overflows have been discovered in xine-lib, the
video/audio codec library for Xine frontends (xine-ui, totem-xine,
kaffeine, and others). If a possible hacker tricked a user into loading a
malicious RTSP stream or a stream with specially crafted AIFF audio or
PNM image data, they could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with
the rights of the user opening the audio/video file.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libxine-dev-1-rc5-1ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libxine1-1-rc5-1ubuntu2.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



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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