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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-200501-14
(mpg123: Buffer overflow)
mpg123 improperly parses frame headers in input streams.
By inducing a user to play a malicious file, an attacker may be
able to exploit a buffer overflow 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 --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r9'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 16405 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0991