Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDVSA-2009:093-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mpg123 :

Integer signedness error in the store_id3_text function in the ID3v2
code in mpg123 before 1.7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (out-of-bounds memory access) and possibly execute
arbitrary code via an ID3 tag with a negative encoding value. NOTE:
some of these details are obtained from third-party information
(CVE-2009-1301).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected mpg123 package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37134 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-093.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34381

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1301

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