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CVE-2008-5233

Published: 26 November 2008

xine-lib 1.1.12, and other versions before 1.1.15, does not check for failure of malloc in circumstances including (1) the mymng_process_header function in demux_mng.c, (2) the open_mod_file function in demux_mod.c, and (3) frame_buffer allocation in the real_parse_audio_specific_data function in demux_real.c, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted media file.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
xine-lib
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (1.1.1+ubuntu2-7.10)
gutsy
Released (1.1.7-1ubuntu1.4)
hardy
Released (1.1.11.1-1ubuntu3.2)
intrepid Not vulnerable
(1.1.15-0ubuntu1)
upstream
Released (1.1.15)