Debian: DSA-1782-1: New mplayer packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date29 Apr 2009
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in mplayer, a movie player for Unix-like systems. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1782-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Steffen Joeris
    April 29, 2009                        http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mplayer
    Vulnerability  : several vulnerabilities
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Ids        : CVE-2009-0385 CVE-2008-4866 CVE-2008-5616
    Debian Bug     : 508803
    
    
    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.
    
    
    Upgrade instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch
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    Debian (oldstable)
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    Oldstable updates are available for alpha, amd64, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390 and sparc.
    
    Source archives:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1.orig.tar.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum: 10286260 815482129b79cb9390904b145c5def6c
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1273 e7c9ad9e2551b52efa5a3cdb8fd35d2c
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    84770 d76ad6ec6787686da78803aa1adf9059
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer-doc_1.0~rc1-12etch7_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2044098 fd2f11f26dc0ec4ded4328e0b4d3e47e
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4708256 97d33072d97c242841e1c9667832e848
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4383304 372b7f9d647f686a158147e40c48a26f
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4327022 0b7f858f1f13d191f91b58637722a4f2
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4384738 38aea3a449804561c3534f252223f099
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4423484 c28e0b6a9225b90959e694c81de4dd65
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  5848864 90a731ea1de356a7c5271f6a482ec5bd
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4275736 268a3dda134988405a5f7cf130623229
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4342866 3a7287844bd9e5770d0cbc46dfe40d71
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4167778 34aaa0f7f4e971061b043599fe4c948a
    
    sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch7_sparc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4039612 63321e82e879daf54fa0ea022f6f657e
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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