FreeBSD : mplayer -- heap overflow in the ASF demuxer (104beb63-af4d-11da-8414-0013d4a4a40e)

High Nessus Plugin ID 21387


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The Mplayer team reports :

A potential buffer overflow was found in the ASF demuxer. Arbitrary remote code execution is possible (under the user ID running the player) when streaming an ASF file from a malicious server or local code execution (under the user ID running the player) if a malicious ASF file is played locally.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 21387

File Name: freebsd_pkg_104beb63af4d11da84140013d4a4a40e.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

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:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer-esound, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer-gtk, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer-gtk-esound, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2006/03/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0579

Secunia: 18718