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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-200702-11
(MPlayer: Buffer overflow)
When checking for matching asm rules in the asmrp.c code, the results
are stored in a fixed-size array without boundary checks which may
allow a buffer overflow.
An attacker can entice a user to connect to a manipulated RTSP server
resulting in a Denial of Service and possibly execution of arbitrary
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/mplayer-1.0_rc1-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 24731 (gentoo_GLSA-200702-11.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6172
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