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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:009: mpg123

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mpg123 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:009 (mpg123).



A vulnerability in mpg123's ability to parse frame headers in input streams
could permit a malicious file to exploit a buffer overflow and execute arbitray
code with the permissions of the user running mpg123.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:009
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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