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Security update for MPlayer

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(Last modified: 22JUN2007)


solutions Security update for MPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (77d7d18e8fe5a2d9fb4a8a58548bbf9f)

Applies to

Package: MPlayer
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-11558
Release: 20070622
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A buffer overflow in parsing of CDDB entries was fixed in MPlayer. This could
be exploited by malicious CDDB servers to inject code. (CVE-2007-2948)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh MPlayer.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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