Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in MPlayer and the bundled FFmpeg, the worst of which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||media-video/mplayer on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 1.1-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 1.1-r1|
MPlayer is a media player including support for a wide range of audio and video formats.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in MPlayer and the bundled FFmpeg. Please review the CVE identifiers and FFmpeg GLSA referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a crafted media 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-1.1-r1"