Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-ui (MDKSA-2006:085)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21360


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


Multiple format string vulnerabilities in xiTK (xitk/main.c) in xine allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a long filename on an EXTINFO line in a playlist file.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.


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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21360

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-085.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/05/31

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:mandriva:linux:xine-ui, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-ui-aa, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-ui-fb, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1905

MDKSA: 2006:085