Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1243-1 xbmc -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Jan 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 863230.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8314.
More information:

The Check Point Research Team discovered that the XBMC media center allows arbitrary file write when a malicious subtitle file is downloaded in zip format. This update requires the new dependency libboost-regex1.49.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 2:11.0~git20120510.82388d5-1+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your xbmc packages.

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