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|Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2010 7:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201006-04 ] xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbi
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: xine-lib: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code (GLSA 201006-04)
Date: June 01, 2010
Bug(s): #234777, #249041, #260069, #265250
Multiple vulnerabilities in xine-lib might result in the remote execution
of arbitrary code.
xine-lib is the core library package for the xine media player, and
other players such as Amarok, Codeine/Dragon Player and Kaffeine.
Vulnerable: < 126.96.36.199
Unaffected: >= 188.8.131.52
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in xine-lib. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted video
file or stream with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in
the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to an unaffected version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/xine-lib-184.108.40.206"
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since April 10, 2009. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.
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