Multiple vulnerabilities in xine-lib might result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-libs/xine-lib on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 188.8.131.52|
|Unaffected versions||>= 184.108.40.206|
xine-lib is the core library package for the xine media player, and other players such as Amarok, Codeine/Dragon Player and Kaffeine.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in xine-lib. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted video file or stream with a player using xine-lib, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All xine-lib users should upgrade to an unaffected version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-libs/xine-lib-220.127.116.11"
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are available since April 10, 2009. It is likely that your system is already no longer affected by this issue.