Multiple vulnerabilities in MPlayer may lead to the execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
|Package||media-video/mplayer on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.0_rc2_p28058-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.0_rc2_p28058-r1|
MPlayer is a media player including support for a wide range of audio and video formats.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in MPlayer:
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted STR, Real Media, or TwinVQ file to execute arbitrary code or cause a Denial of Service.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All MPlayer users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-video/mplayer-1.0_rc2_p28058-r1 "