Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2006:048)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple integer overflows in (1) the new_demux_packet function in
demuxer.h and (2) the demux_asf_read_packet function in demux_asf.c in
MPlayer 1.0pre7try2 and earlier allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code via an ASF file with a large packet length value.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

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: 21002 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-048.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0579

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