Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xine-lib vulnerability (USN-433-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2016 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 :

Moritz Jodeit discovered that the DMO loader of Xine did not correctly
validate the size of an allocated buffer. By tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted media file, an 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 : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28028 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1246