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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-200708-02
(Xvid: Array indexing vulnerabilities)
Trixter Jack discovered an array indexing error in the
get_intra_block() function in the file src/bitstream/mbcoding.c. The
get_inter_block_h263() and get_inter_block_mpeg() functions in the same
file were also reported as vulnerable.
An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary
code by tricking a user or automated system into processing a malicious
video file with an application that makes use of the Xvid library.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Xvid users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xvid-1.1.3'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25867 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-02.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3329
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