Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDKSA-2006:092)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 21603


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


An unspecified vulnerability in mpg123 0.59r allows user-complicit attackers to trigger a segmentation fault and possibly have other impacts via a certain MP3 file, as demonstrated by mpg1DoS3.

Packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected mpg123 package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 21603

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-092.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/05/27

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mpg123, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/05/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1655

MDKSA: 2006:092