Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2004:157)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 16038
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA number of vulnerabilities were discovered in the MPlayer program by iDEFENSE, Ariel Berkman, and the MPlayer development team. These vulnerabilities include potential heap overflows in Real RTSP and pnm streaming code, stack overflows in MMST streaming code, and multiple buffer overflows in the BMP demuxer and mp3lib code.
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.