Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mplayer (MDKSA-2007:192)

High Nessus Plugin ID 26902


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


A heap-based buffer overflow was found in MPlayer's AVI handling that could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .avi file.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 26902

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-192.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/10/03

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libdha1.0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mencoder, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mplayer, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mplayer-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mplayer-gui, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1502, CVE-2007-4938, CVE-2007-6718

MDKSA: 2007:192

CWE: 119