GLSA-200805-22 : MPlayer: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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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-200805-22
(MPlayer: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)

k`sOSe reported an integer overflow vulnerability in the
sdpplin_parse() function in the file stream/realrtsp/sdpplin.c, which
can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary memory regions via an overly
large 'StreamCount' SDP parameter.

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
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_p26753'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32490 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-22.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1558

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