xine-lib: Two heap overflow vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200504-27 / xine-lib
||April 26, 2005
||April 26, 2005: 01
All supported architectures
Two vulnerabilities have been found in xine-lib which could lead to the
remote execution of arbitrary code.
xine-lib is a multimedia library which can be utilized to create
Heap overflows have been found in the code handling RealMedia RTSP
and Microsoft Media Services streams over TCP (MMST).
By setting up a malicious server and enticing a user to use its
streaming data, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code
on the client computer with the permissions of the user running any
multimedia frontend making use of the xine-lib library.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose media-libs/xine-lib