GLSA-200704-09 : xine-lib: Heap-based 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-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

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

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)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1246