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SSA-2005-283-01 xine-lib Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2005-283-01 xine-lib

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2,
and -current to fix a security issue. A format string bug may allow the
execution of arbitrary code as the user running a xine-lib linked
application. The attacker must provide (by uploading or running a server)
specially crafted CDDB information and then get the user to play the
referenced audio CD.

The official Xine advisory may be found here:

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