Ubuntu 5.10 / 6.06 LTS / 6.10 : xine-lib vulnerability (USN-392-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27977
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionA buffer overflow was discovered in the Real Media input plugin in xine-lib. If a user were tricked into loading a specially crafted stream from a malicious server, the attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user's privileges.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.