GLSA-200808-01 : xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200808-01
(xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in xine-lib:
Alin Rad Pop of Secunia reported an array indexing vulnerability in the
sdpplin_parse() function in the file input/libreal/sdpplin.c when
processing streams from RTSP servers that contain a large 'streamid'
SDP parameter (CVE-2008-0073).
Luigi Auriemma reported multiple integer overflows that result in
heap-based buffer overflows when processing '.FLV', '.MOV' '.RM',
'.MVE', '.MKV', and '.CAK' files (CVE-2008-1482).
Guido Landi reported a stack-based buffer overflow in the
demux_nsf_send_chunk() function when handling titles within NES Music
(.NSF) files (CVE-2008-1878).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted video
file or stream with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in
the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
the player.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200808-01.xml

Solution :

All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.13'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33831 (gentoo_GLSA-200808-01.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0073
CVE-2008-1482
CVE-2008-1878