MPlayer SAMI Subtitle Parser Buffer Overflow


  • MPlayer SAMI Subtitle Parser
  • Severity

  • High
  • Affected products

  • MPlayer
  • Date

  • 2011-08-12
  • CVE Reference

  • N/A

A buffer overflow vulnerability was found in MPlayer. Exploitation of this vulnerability allowed the execution of arbitrary code by loading a malicious SAMI subtitle file. Proof of concept exploit code was developed for the Windows XP SP3 platform, bypassing DEP.