Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2007:055)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The DMO_VideoDecoder_Open function in loader/dmo/DMO_VideoDecoder.c in
MPlayer 1.0rc1 and earlier does not set the biSize before use in a
memcpy, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a buffer
overflow and possibly execute arbitrary code.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24805 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-055.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 22771

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1246

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