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Slackware alert SSA:2005-203-04 (gxine)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] gxine format string vulnerability (SSA:2005-203-04)
Date:  Fri, 22 Jul 2005 14:56:00 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] gxine format string vulnerability (SSA:2005-203-04) New gxine packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to fix a format string security issue. More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Here are the details from the Slackware 10.1 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/gxine-0.4.6-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to gxine-0.4.6. This fixes a format string vulnerability that allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a ram file with a URL whose hostname contains format string specifiers. For more information, see: (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ Updated package for Slackware 10.0: Updated package for Slackware 10.1: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 10.0 package: ed2069ed7293de0dda94fe9f28d3879c gxine-0.4.6-i486-1.tgz Slackware 10.1 package: 8dd46180f7f34afbc54c6db12ef7b932 gxine-0.4.6-i486-1.tgz Slackware -current package: c1b5f88ee48cfe6ad4d08178765c5f4a gxine-0.4.6-i486-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg gxine-0.4.6-i486-1.tgz +-----+ Slackware Linux Security Team +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | To leave the slackware-security mailing list: | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Send an email to with this text in the body of | | the email message: | | | | unsubscribe slackware-security | | | | You will get a confirmation message back containing instructions to | | complete the process. Please do not reply to this email address. | +------------------------------------------------------------------------+ -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.7 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFC4WE2akRjwEAQIjMRAozAAJ4sXnvXfQZiISNcx4lEzaUYvDWc8ACeNBjX KuiRP+f2GF1nOhPoizkJJPA= =DjR4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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