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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1782-1 (mplayer)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to mplayer announced via advisory DSA 1782-1.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mplayer, a movie player for Unix-like systems. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2009-0385 It was discovered that watching a malformed 4X movie file could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-4866 It was discovered that multiple buffer overflows could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2008-5616 It was discovered that watching a malformed TwinVQ file could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.0~rc1-12etch7. For the stable distribution (lenny), mplayer links against ffmpeg-debian. For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), mplayer links against ffmpeg-debian. We recommend that you upgrade your mplayer packages.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201782-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)