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USN268-1 : kaffeine vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
kaffeine vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kaffeine
- kaffeine-gstreamer
- kaffeine-xine

Description :

Marcus Meissner discovered a buffer overflow in the http_peek()
function. By tricking an user into opening a specially crafted
playlist URL with Kaffeine, a remote attacker could exploit this to
execute arbitrary code with the user's rights.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kaffeine-0.7-0ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kaffeine-gstreamer-0.7-0ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- kaffeine-xine-0.7-0ubuntu4.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)

Threat Level: High

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