[arch-security] [ASA-201605-11] mplayer: denial of service
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Sat May 7 02:42:24 UTC 2016
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201605-11
Date : 2016-05-07
CVE-ID : CVE-2016-4352
Package : mplayer
Type : denial of service
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package mplayer before version 37857-1 is vulnerable to denial of
Upgrade to 37857-1.
# pacman -Syu "mplayer>=37857-1"
The problem has been fixed upstream in version 37857.
A vulnerability has been discovered that is leading to a crash when
playing a fuzzed gif file. The gif demuxes assumed in many places that
width*height is <= INT_MAX, however this was not always true and was
leading to an integer overflow.
A remote attacker is able to use a specially crafted gid file that, when
processed, is resulting in an application crash leading to denial of
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