GLSA-200604-15 : xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-15
(xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities)

Ludwig Nussel discovered that xine-ui incorrectly implements
formatted printing.

Impact :

By constructing a malicious playlist file, a remote attacker could
exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the rights
of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200604-15.xml

Solution :

All xine-ui users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/xine-ui-0.99.4-r5'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21297 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-15.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1905