Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xine-ui (MDKSA-2007:027)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 24641
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFormat string vulnerability in the errors_create_window function in errors.c in xine-ui allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors. (CVE-2007-0254)
XINE 0.99.4 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a certain M3U file that contains a long #EXTINF line and contains format string specifiers in an invalid udp:// URI, possibly a variant of CVE-2007-0017. (CVE-2007-0255)
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected xine-ui, xine-ui-aa and / or xine-ui-fb packages.