FreeBSD : mplayer -- vulnerability in STR files processor (5ccb1c14-e357-11dd-a765-0030843d3802)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35401


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


Secunia reports :

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the 'str_read_packet()' function in libavformat/psxstr.c. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted STR file.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35401

File Name: freebsd_pkg_5ccb1c14e35711dda7650030843d3802.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/01/16

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC: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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/01/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3162

BID: 30154

Secunia: 30994

CWE: 119