Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2003:097)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer that is remotely
exploitable. A malicious host can craft a harmful ASX header and trick
MPlayer into executing arbitrary code when it parses that particular
header.

The provided packages have been patched to fix the problem.

See also :

http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design6/news.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14079 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-097.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0835

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