Secunia Research has discovered some vulnerabilities in MPlayer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
1) A boundary error within the "cddb_query_parse()" function in stream/stream_cddb.c when parsing album titles can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow by tricking a user into parsing malicious CDDB entries via overly long album titles.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.
2) Boundary errors within the "cddb_parse_matches_list()" and "cddb_read_parse()" functions in stream/stream_cddb.c when parsing album and category titles can be exploited to cause stack-based buffer overflows by tricking a user into parsing malicious CDDB entries with overly long album or category titles.
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code, but may require that the user connects to a malicious server.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.0rc1. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: MPlayer CDDB Parsing Buffer Overflows
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