Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDVSA-2009:014)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mplayer, which could
allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed
TwinVQ file (CVE-2008-5616), and in ffmpeg, as used by mplayer,
related to the execution of DTS generation code (CVE-2008-4866).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36762 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-014.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4867
CVE-2008-5616

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