FreeBSD : xine -- multiple remote string vulnerabilities (8d4ae57d-d2ab-11da-a672-000e0c2e438a)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21471


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


c0ntexb reports :

There are 2 format string bugs in the latest version of Xine that could be exploited by a malicious person to execute code on the system of a remote user running the media player against a malicious playlist file. By passing a format specifier in the path of a file that is embedded in a remote playlist, it is possible to trigger this bug.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21471

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8d4ae57dd2ab11daa672000e0c2e438a.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/04/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1905

BID: 17579