Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-ui (MDKSA-2007:027)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Format string vulnerability in the errors_create_window function in
errors.c in xine-ui allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via
unknown vectors. (CVE-2007-0254)

XINE 0.99.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a
certain M3U file that contains a long #EXTINF line and contains format
string specifiers in an invalid udp:// URI, possibly a variant of
CVE-2007-0017. (CVE-2007-0255)

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected xine-ui, xine-ui-aa and / or xine-ui-fb packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24641 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-027.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22002

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0254
CVE-2007-0255

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