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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 200707-7

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 200707-7
Posted Jul 25, 2007
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200707-07 - Secunia Research discovered several boundary errors in the functions cddb_query_parse(), cddb_parse_matches_list() and cddb_read_parse(), each allowing for a stack-based buffer overflow. Versions less than 1.0.20070622 are affected.

tags | advisory, overflow
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2007-2948
MD5 | 58f4ae93faca1230cdc806422c250b56

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 200707-7

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Severity: Normal
Title: MPlayer: Multiple buffer overflows
Date: July 24, 2007
Bugs: #181097
ID: 200707-07

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer, possibly
allowing for the remote execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

MPlayer is a media player incuding 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 < 1.0.20070622 >= 1.0.20070622

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

Stefan Cornelius and Reimar Döffinger of Secunia Research discovered
several boundary errors in the functions cddb_query_parse(),
cddb_parse_matches_list() and cddb_read_parse(), each allowing for a
stack-based buffer overflow.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file
with malicious CDDB entries, possibly resulting in the execution of
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running MPlayer.

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-1.0.20070622"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2007-2948
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2948

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

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

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200707-07.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
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2007 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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