Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDKSA-2007:032)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

The http_open function in httpget.c in mpg123 before 0.64 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by
closing the HTTP connection early.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected mpg123 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24645 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-032.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0578

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