Debian: New mplayer packages fix arbitrary code execution

    Date12 Feb 2008
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several buffer overflows have been discovered in the MPlayer movie player, which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-1496-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    February 12, 2008                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mplayer
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflows
    Problem type   : local(remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE Id(s)      : CVE-2008-0485 CVE-2008-0486 CVE-2008-0629 CVE-2008-0630
    
    Several buffer overflows have been discovered in the MPlayer movie player,
    which might lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common
    Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
    
    CVE-2008-0485
    
        Felipe Manzano and Anibal Sacco discovered a buffer overflow in
        the demuxer for MOV files.
    
    CVE-2008-0486
    
        Reimar Doeffinger discovered a buffer overflow in the FLAC header
        parsing.
    
    CVE-2008-0629
    
        Adam Bozanich discovered a buffer overflow in the CDDB access code.
    
    CVE-2008-0630
    
        Adam Bozanich discovered a buffer overflow in URL parsing.
    
    
    For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.0~rc1-12etch2.
    
    The old stable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain mplayer.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mplayer packages.
    
    Upgrade instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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 4.0 (stable)
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    Stable 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~rc1-12etch2.dsc
        Size/MD5 checksum:     1265 e247c07b25f52ae90c66d1147ed2dad3
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2.diff.gz
        Size/MD5 checksum:    82320 4fbe0a18dad58eb0fde6388bfa0fd6fe
    
    Architecture independent packages:
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer-doc_1.0~rc1-12etch2_all.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  2042982 dcae457fc598d095481ae958b4b2be33
    
    alpha architecture (DEC Alpha)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_alpha.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4705092 f8a36452c703da05dda73b88b10574d5
    
    amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_amd64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4371682 ea9e372fbc21656a37833f7a48caaa84
    
    arm architecture (ARM)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_arm.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4325240 841828bbc45a01d1ced4baffa54e4c82
    
    hppa architecture (HP PA RISC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_hppa.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4383526 a5a37e479515be1eacbb3eb801f558b0
    
    i386 architecture (Intel ia32)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_i386.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4556720 fc9d62d80284dcb7501d4aa46d90705f
    
    ia64 architecture (Intel ia64)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_ia64.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  5842148 8e554b82c704849813e3bcbdf979d276
    
    mips architecture (MIPS (Big Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_mips.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4274610 ba330371c3a4a476fc592e260fe9b928
    
    mipsel architecture (MIPS (Little Endian))
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_mipsel.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4278942 56998d94712efad908d30bc068ce2a57
    
    powerpc architecture (PowerPC)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_powerpc.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4342144 18e70bd86fdab75e181ff9a53976c7e4
    
    s390 architecture (IBM S/390)
    
      http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/mplayer/mplayer_1.0~rc1-12etch2_s390.deb
        Size/MD5 checksum:  4163034 58e5f78fea7e16ee261c371c9a5c1ac6
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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