Xine-lib < 1.0 RC6a Heap and Stack Overflows
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2304
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows.
DescriptionThe remote host is using a software linked again xine-lib, an open-source multimedia library. It is reported that versions up to 1.0 rc6a are vulnerable to multiple overflows in the DVD, subtitles and Video-CD modules. An attacker may craft a malicious multimedia file that may execute arbitrary code on the remote host if played with a xine-lib based software.
SolutionUpgrade to Xine-lib 1.0 RC6a or higher.