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<title>MPlayer: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
An integer overflow vulnerability in MPlayer may allow for the execution of
arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mplayer</product>
<announced>May 29, 2008</announced>
<revised>May 29, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>215006</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-video/mplayer" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.0_rc2_p26753</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.0_rc2_p26753</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
MPlayer is a media player including support for a wide range of audio
and video formats.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
k`sOSe reported an integer overflow vulnerability in the
sdpplin_parse() function in the file stream/realrtsp/sdpplin.c, which
can be exploited to overwrite arbitrary memory regions via an overly
large "StreamCount" SDP parameter.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted media
file, possibly 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_rc2_p26753&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1558">CVE-2008-1558</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 22 May 2008 17:37:55 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 27 May 2008 21:32:21 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 28 May 2008 13:57:42 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>