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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200409-20
(mpg123: Buffer overflow vulnerability)
mpg123 contains a buffer overflow in the code that handles layer2
decoding of media files.
An attacker can possibly exploit this bug with a specially crafted mp3 or mp2 file
to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running mpg123.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All mpg123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r4'
# emerge '>=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14747 (gentoo_GLSA-200409-20.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0805
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