[Bug 678] New: MPlayer-1.0pre3try2

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Tue Mar 30 13:13:05 PST 2004


           Summary: MPlayer-1.0pre3try2
           Product: Beyond LinuxFromScratch
           Version: CVS
          Platform: PC
               URL: http://www.mplayerhq.hu/
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: BOOK
        AssignedTo: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
        ReportedBy: igor at linuxfromscratch.org
         QAContact: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org

Vulnerability fix.

HIGH (if playing HTTP streaming content)
LOW (if playing only normal files)

A remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer. A
malicious host can craft a harmful HTTP header ("Location:"), and trick MPlayer
into executing arbitrary code upon parsing that header.

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