Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDKSA-2003:078)

High Nessus Plugin ID 14061


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability in the mpg123 mp3 player could allow local and/or remote attackers to cause a DoS and possibly execute arbitrary code via an mp3 file with a zero bitrate, which causes a negative frame size.


Update the affected mpg123 package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 14061

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2003-078.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mpg123, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:9.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2003/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0577

BID: 6629

MDKSA: 2003:078