FreeBSD : libxine -- buffer overflow vulnerability (107e2ee5-f941-11da-b1fa-020039488e34)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

A Secunia Advisory reports :

Federico L. Bossi Bonin has discovered a weakness in xine-lib, which
can be exploited by malicious people to crash certain applications on
a user's system.

The weakness is cause due to a heap corruption within the
'' plugin when handling an overly large reply from
the HTTP server. This can be exploited to crash an application that
uses the plugin (e.g. gxine).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21700 (freebsd_pkg_107e2ee5f94111dab1fa020039488e34.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 18187

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2802

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

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

Buy Nessus Professional Now