GLSA-200409-30 : xine-lib: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-30
(xine-lib: Multiple vulnerabilities)

xine-lib contains two stack-based overflows and one heap-based
overflow. In the code reading VCD disc labels, the ISO disc label is
copied into an unprotected stack buffer of fixed size. Also, there is a
buffer overflow in the code that parses subtitles and prepares them for
display (XSA-2004-4). Finally, xine-lib contains a heap-based overflow
in the DVD sub-picture decoder (XSA-2004-5).
(Please note that the VCD MRL issue mentioned in XSA-2004-4 was fixed
with GLSA 200408-18.)

Impact :

With carefully-crafted VCDs, DVDs, MPEGs or subtitles, an attacker may
cause xine-lib to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1_rc6'
# emerge '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1_rc6'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14798 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-30.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1379