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Re: Stack Buffer Overflow in MPlayer
From: <gabucino () mplayerhq hu>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 10:06:36 +0200

CoKi wrote:
No System Group - Advisory #2 - 01/09/03
Program:  MPlayer - The Movie Player for Linux 
Homepage:  http://www.mplayerhq.hu
Vulnerable Versions: Mplayer v0.91 and prior
Risk: Low / Medium
Impact: Stack Buffer Overflow

NOTE: The program 'gmplayer' isn't SUID by default.
A SUID MPlayer can be easily tricked to - like - overwrite /etc/shadow with
a new one, using very simple commandline options. One should *NEVER* set
MPlayer SUID root.

MPlayer Core Team

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