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Slackware: xine-lib Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0, 12.0, and -current to fix security issues. An overflow was found in the Speex decoder that could lead to a crash or possible execution of arbitrary code.
[slackware-security]  xine-lib (SSA:2008-111-01)

New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, 11.0,
12.0, and -current to fix security issues.

An overflow was found in the Speex decoder that could lead to a crash or
possible execution of arbitrary code.  
Xine-lib <= 1.1.12 was also found to be vulnerable to a stack-based buffer
overflow in the NES demuxer (thanks to milw0rm.com).

More details about the first issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1686


Here are the details from the Slackware 12.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack12.0.tgz:
  Recompiled, with --without-speex (we didn't ship the speex library in
  Slackware anyway, but for reference this issue would be CVE-2008-1686),
  and with --disable-nosefart (the recently reported as insecurely
  demuxed NSF format).  As before in -2, this package fixes the two
  regressions mentioned in the release notes for xine-lib-1.1.12:
    http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=592185&group_id=9655
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
directly from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack11.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 12.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-12.0/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack12.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3.tgz


MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 10.0 package:
5852d40bec83e7754727956366c47efa  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
a78cd544b958bc49eebbbc33cb8e8f8f  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
ae159e3519a3d10306ed373d9eb90e44  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
e88f4828e126fdbee826ca6ff3cda355  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware 12.0 package:
37ba3d3e3adb62b453e4092ffef120c6  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack12.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
af248c0137f15c0cd97ab751e78a66df  xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg xine-lib-1.1.11.1-i686-3_slack12.0.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com
 
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