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mplayer -- twinvq processing buffer overflow vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FreeBSD 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 the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following packages are affected: mplayer mplayer-esound mplayer-gtk mplayer-gtk-esound mplayer-gtk2 mplayer-gtk2-esound CVE-2008-5616 Stack-based buffer overflow in the demux_open_vqf function in libmpdemux/demux_vqf.c in MPlayer 1.0 rc2 before r28150 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed TwinVQ file.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://secunia.com/advisories/33136/ http://trapkit.de/advisories/TKADV2008-014.txt http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/7c5bd5b8-d652-11dd-a765-0030843d3802.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)