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Slackware alert SSA:2006-207-04 (xine)

From:  Slackware Security Team <>
Subject:  [slackware-security] xine-lib (SSA:2006-207-04)
Date:  Wed, 26 Jul 2006 14:25:49 -0700 (PDT)

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 [slackware-security] xine-lib (SSA:2006-207-04) New xine-lib packages are available for Slackware 10.2 and -current to fix security issues. More details about these issues may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database: Evidently there is also an issue involving AVI files which has not been issued a CVE entry. Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog: +--------------------------+ patches/packages/xine-lib-1.1.2-i686-1.tgz: Upgraded to xine-lib-1.1.2. According to's announcement: There are three security fixes: - CVE-2005-4048: possible buffer overflow in libavcodec (crafted PNGs); - CVE-2006-2802: possible buffer overflow in the HTTP plugin; - possible buffer overflow via bad indexes in specially-crafted AVI files. (* Security fix *) +--------------------------+ Where to find the new packages: +-----------------------------+ HINT: Getting slow download speeds from Give a try. This is another primary FTP site for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading from Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab ( for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting to the Slackware project! :-) Also see the "Get Slack" section on for additional mirror sites near you. Updated package for Slackware 10.2: Updated package for Slackware -current: MD5 signatures: +-------------+ Slackware 10.2 package: d5d3dcd06fd6cc4f68d2a4717f507f21 xine-lib-1.1.2-i686-1.tgz Slackware -current package: a82c9b20ccaec12f770cc1e4f63511d7 xine-lib-1.1.2-i686-1.tgz Installation instructions: +------------------------+ Upgrade the package as root: # upgradepkg xine-lib-1.1.2-i686-1.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) iD8DBQFEx9cFakRjwEAQIjMRAgkfAJ4u5P/z6wHYTyDN7xOlAq9eXshlBwCfX3QN nSyRuO+4SJEgw5p81RF38Y8= =sghL -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

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