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[DSA657] DSA-657-1 xine-lib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A heap overflow has been discovered in the DVD subpicture decoder of
xine-lib. A possible hacker could cause arbitrary code to be executed on
the victims host by supplying a malicious MPEG. By tricking users to
view a malicious network stream, this is remotely exploitable.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libxine packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-657
Threat Level: High
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