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Security update for mpg123


(Last modified: 24JUL2006)

solutions Security update for mpg123 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (782296f361375be81a853e5b06d7ca37)

Applies to

Package: mpg123
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
Patch: patch-11105
Release: 20060724
Obsoletes: none


Install this update.



Problem description

A heap-based buffer overflow in httpdget.c in mpg123 allows remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code via a long URL, which is not properly terminated
before being used with the strncpy function. (CVE-2006-3355)


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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