Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2005:115)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Two heap overflows were discovered in mplayer's code handling the
RealMedia RTSP and Microsoft Media Services streams over TCP (MMST).
These vulnerabilities could allow for a malicious server to execute
arbitrary code on the client computer with the permissions of the user
running MPlayer.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b32edb6d
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html#vuln11

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: 18677 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-115.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1195

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