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libxine -- multiple vulnerabilities

Affected packages
libxine <


VuXML ID 51d1d428-42f0-11de-ad22-000e35248ad7
Discovery 2009-02-15
Entry 2009-05-17

Multiple vulnerabilities were fixed in libxine

Tobias Klein reports:

FFmpeg contains a type conversion vulnerability while parsing malformed 4X movie files. The vulnerability may be exploited by a (remote) attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of FFmpeg or an application using the FFmpeg library.

Note: A similar issue also affects xine-lib < version

xine developers report:


CVE Name CVE-2008-5234
CVE Name CVE-2008-5240
CVE Name CVE-2009-0698