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<glsa id="200612-02">
<title>xine-lib: Buffer overflow</title>
xine-lib is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the Real Media input plugin,
which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">xine-lib</product>
<announced>December 09, 2006</announced>
<revised>December 09, 2006: 01</revised>
<package name="media-libs/xine-lib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.1.2-r3</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.1.2-r3</vulnerable>
xine is a portable and reusable multimedia playback engine. xine-lib is
xine's core engine.
A possible buffer overflow has been reported in the Real Media input
<impact type="normal">
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user into
loading a specially crafted stream with xine or an application using
xine-lib. This can lead to a Denial of Service and possibly the
execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the
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-r3&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-6172</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 03 Dec 2006 14:51:06 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 07 Dec 2006 10:43:19 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 09 Dec 2006 07:44:10 +0000">