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|Posted: Wed Feb 27, 2008 12:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 200802-12 ] xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbi
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 200802-12)
Date: February 26, 2008
Updated: March 03, 2008
Bug(s): #209106, #208100
xine-lib is vulnerable to multiple buffer overflows when processing FLAC and ASF streams.
xine-lib is the core library package for the xine media player.
Vulnerable: < 126.96.36.199
Unaffected: >= 188.8.131.52
Architectures: All supported architectures
Damian Frizza and Alfredo Ortega (Core Security Technologies) discovered a stack-based buffer overflow within the open_flac_file() function in the file demux_flac.c when parsing tags within a FLAC file (CVE-2008-0486). A buffer overflow when parsing ASF headers, which is similar to CVE-2006-1664, has also been discovered (CVE-2008-1110).
A remote attacker could entice a user to play specially crafted FLAC or ASF video streams with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the player.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/xine-lib-184.108.40.206"
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