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[DSA578] DSA-578-1 mpg123

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-578-1 mpg123

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Carlos Barros has discovered a buffer overflow in the HTTP
authentication routine of mpg123, a popular (but non-free) MPEG layer
1/2/3 audio player. If a user opened a malicious playlist or URL, an
attacker might execute arbitrary code with the rights of the calling
user.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.59r-13woody4.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.59r-17.
We recommend that you upgrade your mpg123 package.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2004/dsa-578
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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