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Security update for mpg123

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(Last modified: 25JAN2005)


solutions Security update for mpg123 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (30dc12d515fabfa15c2ab2f29f4eb9cc)

Applies to

Package: mpg123
Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-9784
Release: 20050125
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a possible buffer overflow in mpg123 that could be exploited
by specially crafted mp2, or mp3 files (CAN-2004-0991). Additionally the
patch for the buffer overflow in the HTTP code was replaced with a better one
(CAN-2004-0982).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh mpg123.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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