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Gentoo: 201310-13 MPlayer: Multiple vulnerabilities Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MPlayer and the bundled FFmpeg, the worst of which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201310-13
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: MPlayer: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: October 25, 2013
     Bugs: #253649, #279342, #339037, #379297, #394809
       ID: 201310-13

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MPlayer and the bundled
FFmpeg, the worst of which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

MPlayer is a media player including support for a wide range of audio
and video formats.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  media-video/mplayer          < 1.1-r1                  >= 1.1-r1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer and the
bundled FFmpeg. Please review the CVE identifiers and FFmpeg GLSA
referenced below for details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a crafted media file to
execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mplayer-1.1-r1"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2007-6718
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2007-6718
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-4610
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2008-4610
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-2062
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-2062
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-3429
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3429
[ 5 ] CVE-2011-3625
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3625
[ 6 ] FFmpeg: Multiple Vulnerabilities
      http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201310-12.xml

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201310-13.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2013 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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