Debian Security Advisory
DSA-915-1 helix-player -- buffer overflow
- Date Reported:
- 02 Dec 2005
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Bugtraq database (at SecurityFocus): BugTraq ID 15381.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2005-2629.
- More information:
An integer overflow has been discovered in helix-player, the helix audio and video player. This flaw could allow a remote attacker to run arbitrary code on a victims computer by supplying a specially crafted network resource.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a helix-player package.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.4-1sarge2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 1.0.6-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your helix-player package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Intel IA-32:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.