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libxine -- DVD subpicture decoder heap overflow


A xine security announcement states:

A heap overflow has been found in the DVD subpicture decoder of xine-lib. This can be used for a remote heap overflow exploit, which can, on some systems, lead to or help in executing malicious code with the permissions of the user running a xine-lib based media application.



portaudit: libxine -- DVD subpicture decoder heap overflow

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