FreeBSD : libxine -- DVD subpicture decoder heap overflow (131bd7c4-64a3-11d9-829a-000a95bc6fae)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18847


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


A xine security announcement states :

A heap overflow has been found in the DVD subpicture decoder of xine-lib. This can be used for a remote heap overflow exploit, which can, on some systems, lead to or help in executing malicious code with the permissions of the user running a xine-lib based media application.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18847

File Name: freebsd_pkg_131bd7c464a311d9829a000a95bc6fae.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:libxine, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-1379