Debian DSA-1215-1 : xine-lib - several vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 23701

Synopsis

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

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xine multimedia library, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2006-4799 The XFocus Security Team discovered that insufficient validation of AVI headers may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2006-4800 Michael Niedermayer discovered that a buffer overflow in the 4XM codec may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the xine-lib packages.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1-1sarge4.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2-1.

See Also

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=369876

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2006-4799

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2006-4800

http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1215

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23701

File Name: debian_DSA-1215.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2006/11/22

Updated: 2018/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:xine-lib, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4799, CVE-2006-4800

DSA: 1215