Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3255-1 mplayer -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
31 Dec 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-38850, CVE-2022-38851, CVE-2022-38855, CVE-2022-38858, CVE-2022-38860, CVE-2022-38861, CVE-2022-38863, CVE-2022-38864, CVE-2022-38865, CVE-2022-38866.
More information:

Several issues have been found in mplayer, a movie player for Unix-like systems. They are basically related to buffer overflows, divide by zero or out of bounds read in different parts of the code.

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.3.0-8+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your mplayer packages.

For the detailed security status of mplayer please refer to its security tracker page at:

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