Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2005:158)

High Nessus Plugin ID 19913


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


Buffer overflow in ad_pcm.c in MPlayer 1.0pre7 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a video file with an audio header containing a large value in a strf chunk.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19913

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2005-158.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/10/05

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64postproc0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64postproc0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libdha1.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpostproc0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpostproc0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mencoder, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mplayer, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mplayer-gui, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2718

MDKSA: 2005:158