This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-22
(mpg123: Playlist buffer overflow)
Bartlomiej Sieka discovered that mpg123 contains an unsafe
strcat() to an array in playlist.c. This code vulnerability may lead to
a buffer overflow.
A remote attacker could craft a malicious playlist which, when
used, would result in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights
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 --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r8'
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16021 (gentoo_GLSA-200412-22.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1284