Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xine-lib vulnerability (USN-392-1)

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
patches.

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in the Real Media input plugin in
xine-lib. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted
stream from a malicious server, the attacker could execute arbitrary
code with the user's privileges.

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 :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27977 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6172