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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   xine Vendors:   xinehq.de
xine Buffer Overflow in sdpplin_parse() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019682
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019682
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0073   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 20 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): xine-lib 1.1.10.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in xine. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create an RTSP stream with a specially crafted 'streamid' SDP parameter that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the sdpplin_parse() function in 'input/libreal/sdpplin.c' and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The vendor was notified on March 10, 2008.

Alin Rad Pop Secunia Research reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-10/advisory/

Impact:   A remote user can create an RTSP stream that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (1.1.11).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=585488&group_id=9655

Vendor URL:  www.xinehq.de/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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