GLSA-200701-18 : 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-200701-18
(xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities)

Due to the improper handling and use of format strings, the
errors_create_window() function in errors.c does not safely write data
to memory.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media file
with xine-ui, and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200701-18.xml

Solution :

All xine-ui users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/xine-ui-0.99.5_pre20060716'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24254 (gentoo_GLSA-200701-18.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0254