FreeBSD : mplayer -- twinvq processing buffer overflow vulnerability (7c5bd5b8-d652-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 35280


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


A trapkit reports :

MPlayer contains a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability while parsing malformed TwinVQ media files. The vulnerability may be exploited by a (remote) attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of MPlayer.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 35280

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7c5bd5b8d65211dda7650030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/30

Modified: 2014/06/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

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, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer-gtk2, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:mplayer-gtk2-esound, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/12/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5616

Secunia: 33136

CWE: 119