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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-200503-34
(mpg321: Format string vulnerability)
A routine security audit of the mpg321 package revealed a known
security issue remained unpatched. The vulnerability is a result of
mpg321 printing embedded ID3 data to the console in an unsafe manner.
Successful exploitation would require a victim to play a specially
crafted audio file using mpg321, potentially resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All mpg321 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/mpg321-0.2.10-r2'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 17643 (gentoo_GLSA-200503-34.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0969