xine-lib update (SSA:2004-124-03)
Posted on: 05/03/2004 04:30 PM

A xine-lib update (SSA:2004-124-03) has been released for Slackware Linux:

New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 9.1 and -current to fix a security issue where playing a specially crafted Real RTSP stream could run malicious code as the user playing the stream.

More details about this issue may be found in this advisory:
http://www.xinehq.de/index.php/security/XSA-2004-3

Here are the details from the Slackware 9.1 ChangeLog:
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Sun May 2 17:16:41 PDT 2004
patches/packages/xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to xine-lib-1-rc4.
This fixes an exploit possible when playing Real RTSP streams.
For more details, see:
http://www.xinehq.de/index.php/security/XSA-2004-3
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/xap/xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.1 package:
78f2924f19dda0399317fb0eb34dc4da xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
eef1fc39ce6d88cf3b46f57084eb3dc2 xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg xine-lib-1rc4-i686-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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