Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200412-22] mpg123: Playlist buffer overflow


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200412-22] mpg123: Playlist buffer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
mpg123: Playlist buffer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200412-22
(mpg123: Playlist buffer overflow)


Bartlomiej Sieka discovered that mpg123 contains an unsafe
strcat() to an array in playlist.c. This code vulnerability may lead to
a buffer overflow.

Impact

A remote attacker could craft a malicious playlist which, when
used, would result in the execution of arbitrary code with the rights
of the user running mpg123.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://tigger.uic.edu/~jlongs2/holes/mpg123.txt
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2004-1284


Solution:
All mpg123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r8"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Samsung NP900X3G Intel Core i5-4200U-1.60GHz 8GB RAM NO SSD | 11223WK
$50.0
 Samsung NP900X3G Intel Core i5-4200U-1.60GHz 8GB RAM NO SSD | 11223WK picturePremium Compatibles CLTY506L-PCI Premium Compatibles SAMSUNG CLP680 CLTY506L
$66.73
Premium Compatibles CLTY506L-PCI Premium Compatibles SAMSUNG CLP680 CLTY506L pictureSamsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 LTE - Unlocked Galaxy Tab Active 2 LTE - Unlocked
$525.37
Samsung Galaxy Tab Active 2 LTE - Unlocked Galaxy Tab Active 2 LTE - Unlocked pictureSamsung 27-inch CFG7 Series Curved QLED Monitor Curved QLED Monitor
$428.25
Samsung 27-inch CFG7 Series Curved QLED Monitor Curved QLED Monitor picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.