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MDKSA-2004:157: 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-2004:157 (mplayer).
A number of vulnerabilities were discovered in the MPlayer program by iDEFENSE,
Ariel Berkman, and the MPlayer development team. These vulnerabilities include
potential heap overflows in Real RTSP and pnm streaming code, stack overflows
in MMST streaming code, and multiple buffer overflows in the BMP demuxer and
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:157
Threat Level: High
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