openSUSE 10 Security Update : xine-lib (xine-lib-2308)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27485


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Multiple buffer overflows were fixed in the XINE decoder libraries, which could be used by attackers to crash players or potentially execute code.

CVE-2006-4799: Buffer overflow in ffmpeg for xine-lib before 1.1.2 might allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted AVI file and 'bad indexes'.

CVE-2006-4800: Multiple buffer overflows in libavcodec in ffmpeg before 0.4.9_p20060530 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via multiple unspecified vectors in (1) dtsdec.c, (2) vorbis.c, (3) rm.c, (4) sierravmd.c, (5) smacker.c, (6) tta.c, (7) 4xm.c, (8) alac.c, (9) cook.c, (10) shorten.c, (11) smacker.c, (12) snow.c, and (13) tta.c.


Update the affected xine-lib packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27485

File Name: suse_xine-lib-2308.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xine-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:xine-lib-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/25

Reference Information

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