GLSA-200605-01 : MPlayer: Heap-based buffer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-01
(MPlayer: Heap-based buffer overflow)

Xfocus Team discovered multiple integer overflows that may lead to a
heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact :

An attacker could entice a user to play a specially crafted multimedia
file, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/mplayer-1.0.20060415'
All MPlayer binary users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-video/mplayer-bin-1.0.20060415'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21316 (gentoo_GLSA-200605-01.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1502

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