FreeBSD : libxine -- buffer overflow vulnerability (107e2ee5-f941-11da-b1fa-020039488e34)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21700


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


A Secunia Advisory reports :

Federico L. Bossi Bonin has discovered a weakness in xine-lib, which can be exploited by malicious people to crash certain applications on a user's system.

The weakness is cause due to a heap corruption within the '' plugin when handling an overly large reply from the HTTP server. This can be exploited to crash an application that uses the plugin (e.g. gxine).


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21700

File Name: freebsd_pkg_107e2ee5f94111dab1fa020039488e34.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/06/16

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/05/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2802

BID: 18187

Secunia: 20369