Debian: New xine-lib packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date25 Jan 2005
    CategoryDebian
    6466
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    A heap overflow has been discovered in the DVD subpicture decoder of xine-lib. An attacker could cause arbitrary code to be executed on the victims host by supplying a malicious MPEG. By tricking users to view a malicious network stream, this is remotely exploitable.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 657-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    	
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 25th, 2005                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : xine-lib
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-1379
    BugTraq ID     : 11205
    
    A heap overflow has been discovered in the DVD subpicture decoder of
    xine-lib.  An attacker could cause arbitrary code to be executed on
    the victims host by supplying a malicious MPEG.  By tricking users to
    view a malicious network stream, this is remotely exploitable.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.9.8-2woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 1-rc6a-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libxine packages.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/xine-lib_0.9.8-2woody3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      760 fdead2b906645e98cd98482da245f9fe
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/xine-lib_0.9.8-2woody3.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     1432 d1228b2ea29024dc31d7e73716e430b8
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/xine-lib_0.9.8.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:  1766178 d8fc9b30e15b50af8ab7552bbda7aeda
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   260790 35b1fcb3d630159bffba57cd03ee7198
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   815898 5b969f8b91cd217a62fbe1206e0dae22
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   302736 503e7f984fcdc022730ae84bda3d7893
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   671030 3ca1bdc2e19e8547593ec227457bf934
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   261202 4fa616c95b299f01eb6c4d3984696a97
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   807774 2880560bd06ebf751184bd8cb0345974
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   260670 474f66c0a7ffdd1f1728ca22a05556f3
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   953146 001f5e510918a2b1cb52e2d560094224
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   260840 af3ab8871f26ec99c2e5a4c67821415c
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   846422 cf09d101cec9e33e4074e6d9e5e7868a
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   292502 ba71fa3ee20e67e92e4ecfab2028f12b
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   617432 68fd34079a32e9881f095c7ccc458822
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   299528 feca6217a5df51fe46d1e5185a36c0f4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   652674 80f688f5856c786f2432619491ac5b56
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   299564 5c2165f1adad2172acfddb42b2be92d1
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   654450 4937401c8ea1d16ebfabf83b9321cc4e
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   261054 9345084069863c90f69d17d4cd55e31d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   742158 7fd5ef486125947c8418ca95b803df8f
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   302236 c539ecfcf4a0dfd19b4637fc93f558b9
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   662496 2d6aede160abfc88f5cf5e7f2e19014a
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine-dev_0.9.8-2woody3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   260942 db51371b3aad43f02fead312971c8150
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xine-lib/libxine0_0.9.8-2woody3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   807478 2f4c13dab590a77d3f57aa923617bc8c
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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