Heap-based buffer overflow in the demux_open_bmp function in demux_bmp.c for Unix MPlayer 1.0pre5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a bitmap (BMP) file containing a large biClrUsed field.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20041216 MPlayer Bitmap Parsing Remote Heap Overflow Vulnerability
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