Upstream information

CVE-2008-5233 at MITRE

Description

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 419541 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories: