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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:158: 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-2005:158 (mplayer).



Buffer overflow in ad_pcm.c in MPlayer 1.0pre7 and earlier permits remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a video file with an audio header
containing a large value in a strf chunk.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:158
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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