GLSA-200803-16 : MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows

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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-200803-16
(MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows)

The following errors have been discovered in MPlayer:
Felipe Manzano and Anibal Sacco (Core Security Technologies)
reported an array indexing error in the file libmpdemux/demux_mov.c
when parsing MOV file headers (CVE-2008-0485).
Damian Frizza
and Alfredo Ortega (Core Security Technologies) reported a boundary
error in the file libmpdemux/demux_audio.c when parsing FLAC comments
Adam Bozanich (Mu Security) reported boundary
errors in the cddb_parse_matches_list() and cddb_query_parse()
functions in the file stream_cddb.c when parsing CDDB album titles
(CVE-2008-0629) and in the url_scape_string() function in the file
stream/url.c when parsing URLS (CVE-2008-0630).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running MPlayer.

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_rc2_p25993'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31442 (gentoo_GLSA-200803-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0485

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