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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-200704-09
(xine-lib: Heap-based buffer overflow)
xine-lib does not check boundaries on data being read into buffers from
DMO video files in code that is shared with MPlayer
An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted DMO video
file with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in the
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All xine-lib users on the x86 platform should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.4-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25054 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1246
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