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[GLSA-200612-02] 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-200612-02
(xine-lib: Buffer overflow)
A possible buffer overflow has been reported in the Real Media input
A possible hacker 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 ">=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2-r3"
Threat Level: Medium
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