GLSA-200501-14 : mpg123: Buffer overflow
High Nessus Plugin ID 16405
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-14 (mpg123: Buffer overflow)
mpg123 improperly parses frame headers in input streams.
By inducing a user to play a malicious file, an attacker may be able to exploit a buffer overflow to execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running mpg123.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll mpg123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r9'