Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 : xine-lib vulnerabilities (USN-123-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

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, an attacker could crash the client and
possibly even execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the player
application.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libxine-dev and / or libxine1 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1195

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