Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-lib (MDKSA-2004:105)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A number of string overflows were discovered in the xine-lib program,
some of which can be used for remote buffer overflow exploits that
lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the
user running a xine-lib-based media application. xine-lib versions
1-rc2 through, and including, 1-rc5 are vulnerable to these problems.

As well, a heap overflow was found in the DVD subpicture decoder of
xine-lib; this vulnerability is also remotely exploitable. All
versions of xine-lib prior to and including 0.5.2 through, and
including, 1-rc5 are vulnerable to this problem.

Patches from the xine-lib team have been backported and applied to the
program to solve these problems.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?21259b72
http://www.nessus.org/u?6ce00046

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15434 (mandrake_MDKSA-2004-105.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1379
CVE-2004-1475
CVE-2004-1476

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now