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Security update for mpg123


(Last modified: 09SEP2004)

solutions Security update for mpg123 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5235b6279a29e4ddc8bd0e64761aa828)

Applies to

Product(s): SLES SDK 9 for x86
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

Package: mpg123
Release: 20040909
Obsoletes: none


Fix for a buffer overflow in mpg123.



Problem description

mpg123 has a buffer overflow in the decoding of data streams. This issue has
been assigned the CVE Id CAN-2004-0805 and is fixed by this update.


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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