Security update for xine
(Last modified: 12OCT2005)
solutions Security update for xine SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8c36e8dc0980d66d150cd2ce6d1622fe)
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
xine-lib, such as
gxine, should install this update.
gxineto play an audio CD, the program will connect to a CDDB server to retrieve the record's artist and title as well as the song titles. The program writes this information to a cache file, and the code in xine-lib that performs this action suffers from a format string security bug, allowing remote execution of arbitrary code through specially crafted CDDB entries. This patch fixes this problem.
rpm -Fvh xine-lib.rpm
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