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Security update for xine-ui


(Last modified: 24APR2006)

solutions Security update for xine-ui SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (dc6f9bd31376f70df52ba3a45d30c6ec)

Applies to

Package: xine-ui
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
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
Patch: patch-10967
Release: 20060424
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update fixes the following security issue:
  • Multiple format string bugs in the file name processing code of playlists could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2006-1905).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh xine-ui.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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