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  Severity: Normal
     Title: xine-lib: Buffer overflow
      Date: December 09, 2006
      Bugs: #156645
        ID: 200612-02

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Synopsis
========

xine-lib is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the Real Media input
plugin, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

xine is a portable and reusable multimedia playback engine. xine-lib is
xine's core engine.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /  Vulnerable  /                  Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-libs/xine-lib     < 1.1.2-r3                    >= 1.1.2-r3

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

A possible buffer overflow has been reported in the Real Media input
plugin.

Impact
======

An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user into
loading a specially crafted stream with xine or an application using
xine-lib. This can lead to a Denial of Service and possibly the
execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the
application.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

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

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/xine-lib-1.1.2-r3"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-6172
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6172

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

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-02.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
=======

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/2.5

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