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Security update for mpg123

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(Last modified: 03NOV2004)


solutions Security update for mpg123 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (8c6cd2b4978303b4c8638feecef40f59)

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

Release: 20041103
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using mpg123 should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A buffer overflow in parsing the authentication part of an URL has been fixed.
The exploitation of this bug can be done remotely id mpg123 is used in
conjunction with other applications, like a web browser. Therefore the impact
of this bug is low.

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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