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CVE-2006-6172 Detail

Current Description

Buffer 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-02.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200702-11.xml
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2006&m=slackware-security.433842
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=468432
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1244
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:224
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:112
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/design7/news.html#vuln14
http://www.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/patches/asmrules_fix_20061231.diff
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21435
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-392-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4824
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1603458&group_id=9655&atid=109655 Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:mplayer:mplayer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.0_rc1
 cpe:2.3:a:xine:real_media_input_plugin:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6172
NVD Published Date:
11/30/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011