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Security update for xine


(Last modified: 07MAR2008)

solutions Security update for xine SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (faa437f12e9a528908ebf2ebe5741e89)

Applies to

Package: xine-devel
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
Zypp-Patch-Number: 5080
Release: 20080307
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This update of xine fixes a possible buffer overflow that can be triggered via FLAC tags to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2008-0486) and a possible buffer overflow in the matroska demuxer.


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 -Fhv xine-devel.rpm xine-extra.rpm xine-internal.rpm xine-lib.rpm xine-mad.rpm xine-ui.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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