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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0486

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.
Publish Date : 2008-02-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0486 unix
DSA-1496 mplayer -- buffer overflows oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6936 unix
DSA-1496-1 mplayer - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20363 unix
DSA-1536 xine-lib -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7757 unix
DSA-1536-1 xine-lib - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18522 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0486

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mplayer Mplayer 1.02rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mplayer Mplayer 1
Xine Xine-lib 1

- References For CVE-2008-0486
VUPEN ADV-2008-0421
VUPEN ADV-2008-0406
BID 27441 MPlayer 'demux_audio.c' Remote Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
BUGTRAQ 20080204 CORE-2007-1218: MPlayer 1.0rc2 buffer overflow vulnerability
GENTOO GLSA-200803-16
GENTOO GLSA-200802-12
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:006
FULLDISC 20080204 CORE-2007-1218: MPlayer 1.0rc2 buffer overflow vulnerability CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0486

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