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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 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

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20512 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1195