Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xine-lib vulnerability (USN-435-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 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 :

Moritz Jodeit discovered that the DirectShow 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.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28030 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1387