Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xine-lib (MDVSA-2008:177)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Guido Landi found A stack-based buffer overflow in xine-lib that could
allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (crash) and
potentially execute arbitrary code via a long NSF title
(CVE-2008-1878).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37454 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-177.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28816

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1878

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