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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 ( 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
0.5.6. (CVE-2006-2802)
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 :
Threat Level: High

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