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

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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
'xineplug_inp_http.so' 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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0ec40fd0

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
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

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