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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1215-1 (xine-lib)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to xine-lib announced via advisory DSA 1215-1. Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xine multimedia library, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2006-4799 The XFocus Security Team discovered that insufficient validiation of AVI headers may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2006-4800 Michael Niedermayer discovered that a buffer overflow in the 4XM codec may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.1-1sarge4. For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2-1. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2-1. We recommend that you upgrade your xine-lib packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201215-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)