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Posted 25 October 2013 - 09:21 PM

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

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

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

Description
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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
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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
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[ 1 ] CVE-2007-6718
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2007-6718
[ 2 ] CVE-2008-4610
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2008-4610
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-2062
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2010-2062
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-3429
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2010-3429
[ 5 ] CVE-2011-3625
http://nvd.nist.gov/...e=CVE-2011-3625
[ 6 ] FFmpeg: Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://security.gent...a-201310-12.xml

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

http://security.gent...a-201310-13.xml

Concerns?
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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 ( -at -) gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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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://creativecommo...enses/by-sa/2.5







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