Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xmms vulnerabilities (USN-445-1)

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 :

Sven Krewitt of Secunia Research discovered that XMMS did not
correctly handle BMP images when loading GUI skins. If a user were
tricked into loading a specially crafted skin, a remote attacker could
execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected xmms and / or xmms-dev packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28042 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0653