GLSA-200607-07 : xine-lib: Buffer overflow

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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-200607-07
(xine-lib: Buffer overflow)

There is a stack based overflow in the libmms library included with
xine-lib which can be triggered by malicious use of the send_command,
string_utf16, get_data and get_media_packet functions.

Impact :

A remote attacker could design a malicious media file that would
trigger the overflow, potentially resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22083 (gentoo_GLSA-200607-07.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2200