Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : xine-lib vulnerability (USN-295-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Federico L. Bossi Bonin discovered a buffer overflow in the HTTP input
module. By tricking an user into opening a malicious remote media
location, a remote attacker could exploit this to crash Xine library
frontends (like totem-xine, gxine, or xine-ui) and possibly even
execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27867 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2802