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Security update for MPlayer

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(Last modified: 21APR2005)


solutions Security update for MPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (7a8dec8664b3ce4c90fd95f92b459906)

Applies to

Package: MPlayer
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-10020
Release: 20050421
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using MPlayer should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a buffer overflow in the MMST code of MPlayer. Since this
version of MPlayer doesnt contain RSTP code, it doesnt suffer from the RSTP
overflow which is fixed in other versions of MPlayer.

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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