National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6718
Original release date:10/20/2008
MPlayer, possibly 1.0rc1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (SIGSEGV and application crash) via (1) a malformed MP3 file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.mp3; (2) a malformed Ogg Vorbis file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.ogg; (3) a malformed MPEG-1 file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.mpg; (4) a malformed MPEG-2 file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.m2v; (5) a malformed MPEG-4 AVI file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.avi; (6) a malformed FLAC file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.flac; (7) a malformed Ogg Theora file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.ogm; (8) a malformed WMV file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.wmv; or (9) a malformed AAC file, as demonstrated by lol-mplayer.aac. NOTE: vector 5 might overlap CVE-2007-4938, and vector 6 might overlap CVE-2008-0486.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20081007 CVE request: crashers / potential security risks in mplayer
External Source: MISC