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MDKSA-2004:033: xine-ui Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xine-ui package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:033 (xine-ui).

Shaun Colley discovered a temporary file vulnerability in the xine-check script
packaged in xine-ui. This problem could allow local attackers to overwrite
arbitrary files with the rights of the user invoking the script.
The updated packages change the location of where temporary files are written to
prevent this attack.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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