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USN123-1 : xine-lib vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
xine-lib vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libxine-dev
- libxine1

Description :

Two buffer overflows have been discovered in the MMS and Real RTSP
stream handlers of the Xine library. By tricking a user to connect to
a malicious MMS or RTSP video/audio stream source with an application
that uses this library, a possible hacker could crash the client and
possibly even execute arbitrary code with the rights of the player

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libxine-dev-1.0-1ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libxine1-1.0-1ubuntu3.1 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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