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<title>xine-lib: Buffer overflows</title>
xine-lib is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows that could be exploited
to execute arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">xine-lib</product>
<announced>September 13, 2006</announced>
<revised>September 13, 2006: 01</revised>
<package name="media-libs/xine-lib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.2-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.2-r2</vulnerable>
xine is a high performance, portable and reusable multimedia playback
engine. xine-lib is xine's core engine.
xine-lib contains buffer overflows in the processing of AVI.
Additionally, xine-lib is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the HTTP
plugin ( via a long reply from an HTTP server.
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could trigger the buffer overflow vulnerabilities by
enticing a user to load a specially crafted AVI file in xine. This
might result in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running xine. Additionally, a remote HTTP server serving a xine
client a specially crafted reply could crash xine and possibly execute
arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2-r2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-2802</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 31 Aug 2006 17:11:30 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 07 Sep 2006 12:33:52 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 12 Sep 2006 15:13:19 +0000">