CVE-2006-6172

NameCVE-2006-6172
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the asmrp_eval function in the RealMedia RTSP stream handler (asmrp.c) for Real Media input plugin, as used in (1) xine/xine-lib, (2) MPlayer 1.0rc1 and earlier, and possibly others, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a rulebook with a large number of rulematches.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1244-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs401740

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mplayer (PTS)stretch2:1.3.0-6fixed
buster, sid2:1.3.0-8fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
mplayersource(unstable)1.0~rc1-11medium
xine-libsource(unstable)1.1.2+dfsg-2medium401740
xine-libsourcesarge1.0.1-1sarge5highDSA-1244-1

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