This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200604-16
(xine-lib: Buffer overflow vulnerability)
Federico L. Bossi Bonin discovered that when handling MPEG streams
xine-lib fails to make a proper boundary check of the input data
supplied by the user before copying it to an insufficiently sized
A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially-crafted
MPEG file, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2_pre20060328-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21298 (gentoo_GLSA-200604-16.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1664