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Security update for MPlayer


(Last modified: 17APR2007)

solutions Security update for MPlayer SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8c3f808dc05ab6a05246b72edcb14371)

Applies to

Package: MPlayer
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
Patch: patch-11487
Release: 20070417
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

The DirectShow loader uses wrong parameters in the memcpy function call which
leads to a buffer overflow (CVE-2007-1246).


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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