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Debian: New xine-lib packages fix arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that the Xine multimedia library performs insufficient sanitising of Real streams, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code through a buffer overflow.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1244-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 28th, 2006           
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Package        : xine-lib
Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
Problem-Type   : local(remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-6172
Debian Bug     : 401740

It was discovered that the Xine multimedia library performs insufficient
sanitising of Real streams, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary
code through a buffer overflow.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1-1sarge5.

For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) this problem has been
fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-2.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.1.2+dfsg-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your xine-lib packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
      Size/MD5 checksum:     1059 cd19dea4bbccc12c789884056d1468fb
      Size/MD5 checksum:     4435 b8459683695418e142fd4df413417fae
      Size/MD5 checksum:  7774954 9be804b337c6c3a2e202c5a7237cb0f8

  Alpha architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107742 b2a85d200303ed3505157a2d08d5ae08
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4829772 bdc33d1faede7e6494b359c218edda6b

  AMD64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107738 876778a08d5316038e8df0d209a28662
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3933538 422c74102dff610b3852d99a055d06ff

  ARM architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107784 0c04a5513f177d86582852ce29c3bad0
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3878498 f45053d66f38f7304cb7a5f131d30ee6

  HP Precision architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107758 9e9e197f924a655f3143a4b873a7c61f
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3600800 f26c5eaebd2d2454e3a2f2d1b88a2897

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107734 84dd3db6ac72153194a994265a35f1b8
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4206006 ca2a6b6c5a6b3fcac6959e79094bc05e

  Intel IA-64 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107734 d5a843404804dd120f4d867abc97c152
      Size/MD5 checksum:  5620720 75ab1916494e948fd578993e995c8242

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107816 6516980ebb2f7921a6091568f8063725
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3175358 983be20c652e0fe3e657e072641d4f2a

  Big endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107772 d8ad5153cbf4d684782dd0eae73acfa4
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4066822 d08d8b577231e7f8ef831787b10599f2

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107760 f60c90058fa3dfa43d1ee20568732575
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4125586 fd6b6ccf2d7cd70c4c149da5a581fd1e

  PowerPC architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107758 d98ab6a9998b4a1fb9f2f847f7ac498d
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4305668 82eacf4f32a4a9c9d6784f8dafe7f5eb

  IBM S/390 architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107732 3c271479f40a0e87f5833031c7216707
      Size/MD5 checksum:  3880792 47feaca578c6b5b6551256cd5dca98b0

  Sun Sparc architecture:
      Size/MD5 checksum:   107756 863e2e6bbdf43a5ce0af40ba3a99fa46
      Size/MD5 checksum:  4360666 6d2643b993298bb133e306e37f68711f

  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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