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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:097: mplayer

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mplayer package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:097 (mplayer).

A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer that is remotely
exploitable. A malicious host can craft a harmful ASX header and trick MPlayer
into executing arbitrary code when it parses that particular header.
The provided packages have been patched to fix the problem.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8702

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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