Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2003:097)
High Nessus Plugin ID 14079
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer that is remotely exploitable. A malicious host can craft a harmful ASX header and trick MPlayer into executing arbitrary code when it parses that particular header.
The provided packages have been patched to fix the problem.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.