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MDKSA-2004:026: 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-2004:026 (mplayer).


A remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer. A
malicious host can craft a harmful HTTP header ('Location:'), and trick MPlayer
into executing arbitrary code upon parsing that header.
The updated packages contain a patch from the MPlayer development team to
correct the problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:026
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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