xine-lib (SSA:2006-357-05)
Posted on: 12/24/2006 12:10 PM

New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 11.0 to fix security issues.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
Upgraded to xine-lib-1.1.3 which fixes possible security problems
such as a heap overflow in libmms and a buffer overflow in the
Real Media input plugin.
For more information, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

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Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

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additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:

MD5 signatures:

Slackware 9.1 package:
fa1687a00ff18aada399ec50da8c9dd6 xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack9.1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
6ac0c62b486fdd7f306e2f11ae559d4b xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
36ded1ce6911ce49b37b3fb7c579eace xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
be29817649ddb9bf902b09824d1ad6ed xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
8276d06c6df229c6b8627ec571f15a37 xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz

Installation instructions:

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg xine-lib-1.1.3-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz


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