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[GLSA-200607-07] xine-lib: Buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
xine-lib: Buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200607-07
(xine-lib: Buffer overflow)
There is a stack based overflow in the libmms library included with
xine-lib which can be triggered by malicious use of the send_command,
string_utf16, get_data and get_media_packet functions.
A remote attacker could design a malicious media file that would
trigger the overflow, potentially resulting in the execution of
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2-r2"
Threat Level: Medium
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