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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200707-07
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows
      Date: July 24, 2007
      Bugs: #181097
        ID: 200707-07

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Synopsis
=======
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer, possibly
allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
=========
MPlayer is a media player incuding support for a wide range of audio
and video formats.

Affected packages
================
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /    Vulnerable    /              Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-video/mplayer     < 1.0.20070622            >= 1.0.20070622

Description
==========
Stefan Cornelius and Reimar Döffinger of Secunia Research discovered
several boundary errors in the functions cddb_query_parse(),
cddb_parse_matches_list() and cddb_read_parse(), each allowing for a
stack-based buffer overflow.

Impact
=====
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
with malicious CDDB entries, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running MPlayer.

Workaround
=========
There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
=========
All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mplayer-1.0.20070622"

References
=========
  [ 1 ] CVE-2007-2948
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2948

Availability
===========
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200707-07

Concerns?
========
Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org/.

License
======
Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

Gentoo: GLSA-200707-07: MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer, possibly allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Summary

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200707-07 https://security.gentoo.org/ Severity: Normal Title: MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows Date: July 24, 2007 Bugs: #181097 ID: 200707-07

Synopsis ======= Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer, possibly allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.
Background ========= MPlayer is a media player incuding support for a wide range of audio and video formats.
Affected packages ================ ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 media-video/mplayer < 1.0.20070622 >= 1.0.20070622
========== Stefan Cornelius and Reimar Döffinger of Secunia Research discovered several boundary errors in the functions cddb_query_parse(), cddb_parse_matches_list() and cddb_read_parse(), each allowing for a stack-based buffer overflow.
Impact ===== A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file with malicious CDDB entries, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running MPlayer.
Workaround ========= There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ========= All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mplayer-1.0.20070622"
References ========= [ 1 ] CVE-2007-2948 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2948
Availability =========== This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200707-07
Concerns? ======== Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org/.
License ====== Copyright 2007 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s).
The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/

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