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<title>mpg123: Buffer overflow</title>
<synopsis>
An attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code by way of specially
crafted MP2 or MP3 files.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">media-sound/mpg123</product>
<announced>January 10, 2005</announced>
<revised>January 10, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>76862</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/mpg123" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.59s-r9</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.59s-r9</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
mpg123 is a real-time MPEG audio player.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
mpg123 improperly parses frame headers in input streams.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
By inducing a user to play a malicious file, an attacker may be
able to exploit a buffer overflow to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running mpg123.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All mpg123 users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/mpg123-0.59s-r9&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0991">CAN-2004-0991</uri>
<uri link="http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/374433">Bugtraq Announcement</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Fri, 7 Jan 2005 13:23:00 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 8 Jan 2005 19:52:22 +0000">
vorlon078
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 9 Jan 2005 05:27:09 +0000">
dmargoli
</metadata>
</glsa>