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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200408-01
(MPlayer: GUI filename handling overflow)
The MPlayer GUI code contains several buffer overflow vulnerabilities,
and at least one in the TranslateFilename() function is exploitable.
By enticing a user to play a file with a carefully crafted filename an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user
To work around this issue, users can compile MPlayer without GUI
support by disabling the gtk USE flag. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version of MPlayer.
See also :
All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=media-video/mplayer-1.0_pre4-r7'
# emerge '>=media-video/mplayer-1.0_pre4-r7'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14557 (gentoo_GLSA-200408-01.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 10615
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0659
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