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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-08
(xine-lib: Buffer overflows)
xine-lib contains buffer overflows in the processing of AVI.
Additionally, xine-lib is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the HTTP
plugin (xineplug_inp_http.so) via a long reply from an HTTP server.
An attacker could trigger the buffer overflow vulnerabilities by
enticing a user to load a specially crafted AVI file in xine. This
might result in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running xine. Additionally, a remote HTTP server serving a xine
client a specially crafted reply could crash xine and possibly execute
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-r2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true