xine-lib (SSA:2007-109-02)
Posted on: 04/20/2007 09:26 AM

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

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

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1246

Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
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Upgraded to xine-lib-1.1.6.
This fixes overflows in xine-lib in some little-used media formats in
xine-lib lt; 1.1.5 and other bugs in xine-lib lt; 1.1.6. The overflows in
xine-lib lt; 1.1.5 could definitely cause an application using xine-lib to
crash, and it is theorized that a malicious media file could be made to run
arbitrary code in the context of the user running the application.
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1246
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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HINT: Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com? Give slackware.osuosl.org a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading from ftp.slackware.com.

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

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-2.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 10.0 package:
a4fac5c1692d7e3e693d33485d8f238b xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
f1b482bc314e827946be08249a7a1f67 xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
84cef008726751072a0ebcfeb861e4fa xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 package:
a9001ed332e1f09c53e2de90b9ff652a xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz

Slackware -current package:
751958cb4eb3067130633294af25f365 xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-2.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg xine-lib-1.1.6-i686-1_slack11.0.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
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