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<title>mpg123: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>
An error in mpg123 might allow for the execution of arbitrary code.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mpg123</product>
<announced>April 16, 2009</announced>
<revised>April 16, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>265342</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="media-sound/mpg123" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.7.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.7.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
mpg123 is a realtime MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 audio player for layers 1, 2 and
3.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The vendor reported a signedness error in the store_id3_text() function
in id3.c, allowing for out-of-bounds memory access.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could entice a user to open an MPEG-1 Audio Layer 3
(MP3) file containing a specially crafted ID3 tag, possibly resulting
in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
running the application.
</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/mpg123-1.7.2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-1301">CVE-2009-1301</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 11 Apr 2009 20:51:15 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 11 Apr 2009 21:15:29 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 16 Apr 2009 21:52:59 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
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