Vulnerability CVE-2007-4938


Published: 2007-09-18   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in libmpdemux/aviheader.c in MPlayer 1.0rc1 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a .avi file with certain large "indx truck size" and nEntriesInuse values, and a certain wLongsPerEntry value.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Multiple vendor produce handling AVI file vulnerabilities
Code Audit Labs
19.09.2007

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.6/10
10/10
4.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
High
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
SGI -> IRIX 
Mplayer -> Mplayer 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3144
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:192
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/479222/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/25648
http://www.vulnhunt.com/advisories/CAL-20070912-1_Multiple_vendor_produce_handling_AVI_file_vulnerabilities.txt
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36581

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