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[ GLSA 200604-15 ] xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities
From: Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz () gentoo org>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 18:58:42 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200604-15
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: xine-ui: Format string vulnerabilities
      Date: April 26, 2006
      Bugs: #130801
        ID: 200604-15

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Synopsis
========

Format string vulnerabilities in xine-ui may lead to the execution of
arbitrary code.

Background
==========

xine-ui is a skin-based user interface for xine. xine is a free
multimedia player. It plays CDs, DVDs, and VCDs, and can also decode
other common multimedia formats.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /   Vulnerable   /                Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-video/xine-ui      < 0.99.4-r5                 >= 0.99.4-r5

Description
===========

Ludwig Nussel discovered that xine-ui incorrectly implements formatted
printing.

Impact
======

By constructing a malicious playlist file, a remote attacker could
exploit these vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code with the rights
of the user running the application.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All xine-ui users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/xine-ui-0.99.4-r5"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-1905
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-1905

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200604-15.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0

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