GLSA-200505-19 : gxine: Format string vulnerability

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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-200505-19
(gxine: Format string vulnerability)

Exworm discovered that gxine insecurely implements formatted
printing in the hostname decoding function.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a carefully crafted
file with gxine, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All gxine users should upgrade to the latest available version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose media-video/gxine

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18383 (gentoo_GLSA-200505-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13707

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1692