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<title>mpg321: Format string vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
A flaw in the processing of ID3 tags in mpg321 could potentially lead to
the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mpg321</product>
<announced>March 28, 2005</announced>
<revised>March 28, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>86033</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/mpg321" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.2.10-r2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.2.10-r2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
mpg321 is a GPL replacement for mpg123, a command line audio
player with support for ID3. ID3 is a tagging system that allows
metadata to be embedded within media files.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
A routine security audit of the mpg321 package revealed a known
security issue remained unpatched. The vulnerability is a result of
mpg321 printing embedded ID3 data to the console in an unsafe manner.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Successful exploitation would require a victim to play a specially
crafted audio file using mpg321, potentially resulting in the execution
of arbitrary code.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All mpg321 users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=media-sound/mpg321-0.2.10-r2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2003-0969">CVE-2003-0969</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 23 Mar 2005 14:50:18 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 24 Mar 2005 12:50:11 +0000">
taviso
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 27 Mar 2005 10:18:10 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>