Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mpg123 (MDVSA-2009:093-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 37134
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA 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.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected mpg123 package.