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MDKSA-2003:097: mplayer Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the mplayer package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:097 (mplayer).
A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer that is remotely
exploitable. A malicious host can craft a harmful ASX header and trick MPlayer
into executing arbitrary code when it parses that particular header.
The provided packages have been patched to fix the problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:097
Threat Level: High
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