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MDKSA-2006:108: xine-lib Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the xine-lib package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:108 (xine-lib).
A buffer overflow in the HTTP Plugin (xineplug_inp_http.so) for xine-lib
1.1.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) via a long reply from an HTTP server, as demonstrated using gxine
In addition, a possible buffer overflow exists in the AVI demuxer,
similar in nature to CVE-2006-1502 for MPlayer. The Corporate 3 release
of xine-lib does not have this issue.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:108
Threat Level: High
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