Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDKSA-2005:009)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in mpg123's ability to parse frame headers in input
streams could allow a malicious file to exploit a buffer overflow and
execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
mpg123.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :

Update the affected mpg123 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16218 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-009.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0991

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