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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201310-13

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http://security.gentoo.org/

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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

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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

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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/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

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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?

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

 

 

 

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