Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-lib (MDKSA-2006:108)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A buffer overflow in the HTTP Plugin ( for
xine-lib 1.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(application crash) via a long reply from an HTTP server, as
demonstrated using gxine 0.5.6. (CVE-2006-2802)

In addition, a possible buffer overflow exists in the AVI demuxer,
similar in nature to CVE-2006-1502 for MPlayer. The Corporate 3
release of xine-lib does not have this issue.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21752 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-108.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 18187

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2802

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