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<title>MPlayer: Two heap overflow vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>
Two vulnerabilities have been found in MPlayer which could lead to the
remote execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">MPlayer</product>
<announced>April 20, 2005</announced>
<revised>May 22, 2006: 02</revised>
<bug>89277</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/mplayer" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0_pre6-r4</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0_pre6-r4</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
MPlayer is a media player capable of handling multiple multimedia file
formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Heap overflows have been found in the code handling RealMedia RTSP and
Microsoft Media Services streams over TCP (MMST).
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By setting up a malicious server and enticing a user to use its
streaming data, a remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code
on the client computer with the permissions of the user running
MPlayer.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-video/mplayer-1.0_pre6-r4&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html#vuln10">MPlayer News: Real RTSP heap overflow</uri>
<uri link="http://www.mplayerhq.hu/homepage/design7/news.html#vuln11">MPlayer News: MMST heap overflow</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1195">CVE-2005-1195</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 16 Apr 2005 16:59:51 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 18 Apr 2005 09:17:55 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Tue, 19 Apr 2005 07:28:03 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
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