Ubuntu 5.04 / 5.10 / 6.06 LTS : libmms, xine-lib vulnerabilities (USN-315-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Matthias Hopf discovered several buffer overflows in libmms. By
tricking a user into opening a specially crafted remote multimedia
stream with an application using libmms, a remote attacker could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.

The Xine library contains an embedded copy of libmms, and thus needs
the same security update.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27891 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2200

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