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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0486

Original release date: 02/05/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Array index vulnerability in libmpdemux/demux_audio.c in MPlayer 1.0rc2 and SVN before r25917, and possibly earlier versions, as used in Xine-lib 1.1.10, might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted FLAC tag, which triggers a buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0406
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1536
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1496
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:006
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2103
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.xine-project.org/show_bug.cgi?id=38
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1581
External Source: BID
Name: 27441
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20080204 CORE-2007-1218: MPlayer 1.0rc2 buffer overflow vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=9655&release_id=574735
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1543
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431541
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200803-16
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0421
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=209106
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:045
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200802-12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080204 CORE-2007-1218: MPlayer 1.0rc2 buffer overflow vulnerability
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3608
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:046
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-635-1

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