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<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200705-21">
<title>MPlayer: Two buffer overflows</title>
<synopsis>
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer, each one could lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mplayer</product>
<announced>May 30, 2007</announced>
<revised>October 12, 2007: 02</revised>
<bug>168917</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/mplayer" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0.20070321</unaffected>
<unaffected range="lt">1.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0.20070321</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
MPlayer is a media player incuding support for a wide range of audio
and video formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A buffer overflow has been reported in the DMO_VideoDecoder_Open()
function in file loader/dmo/DMO_VideoDecoder.c. Another buffer overflow
has been reported in the DS_VideoDecoder_Open() function in file
loader/dshow/DS_VideoDecoder.c.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted video
file, potentially resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the
privileges 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-1.0.20070321&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1246">CVE-2007-1246</uri>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1387">CVE-2007-1387</uri>
<uri link="/security/en/glsa/glsa-200704-09.xml">GLSA 200704-09</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 20 May 2007 07:29:09 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 20 May 2007 07:29:20 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 21 May 2007 13:01:40 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>