Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-lib (MDKSA-2006:224)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24608


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


Buffer overflow in the asmrp_eval function for the Real Media input plugin allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a rulebook with a large number of rulematches.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24608

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-224.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/18

Modified: 2015/03/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xine1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xine1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxine1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxine1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-aa, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-arts, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-dxr3, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-esd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-flac, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-gnomevfs, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-image, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-plugins, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-sdl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xine-smb, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6172

BID: 21435

MDKSA: 2006:224