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Security update for xine-lib

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(Last modified: 20JAN2005)


solutions Security update for xine-lib SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (e1b7caec09d304555ca5c4dd284efd20)

Applies to

Package: xine-lib
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
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
Patch: patch-9778
Release: 20050120
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install it

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This solves several buffer overflows when parsing PNM, REAL and AIFF files or
streams (CAN-2004-1188, CAN-2004-1187, CAN-2004-1300).

Solution

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-lib.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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