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<glsa id="201502-01">
<title>mpg123: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability has been found in mpg123, which could result in
arbitrary code execution.
<product type="ebuild">mpg123</product>
<announced>February 06, 2015</announced>
<revised>February 06, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="media-sound/mpg123" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.18.1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.18.1</vulnerable>
<p>mpg123 is a realtime MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 audio player for layers 1, 2 and
<p>An issue has been found in mpg123 when decoding specifically crafted MP3
file, that causes a heap-based buffer overflow.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted MPEG
file using mpg123, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with
the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All mpg123 users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=media-sound/mpg123-1.18.1"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-9497</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:30:07 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:40:46 +0000">