Debian: mpg123 arbitrary code exceution fix

    Date13 Oct 2004
    CategoryDebian
    2083
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Davide Del Vecchio discovered a vulnerability mpg123, a popular (but non-free) MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player. A malicious MPEG layer 2/3 file could cause the header checks in mpg123 to fail, which could in turn allow arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the user running mpg123.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 564-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    October 13th, 2004                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : mpg123
    Vulnerability  : missing user input sanitising
    Problem-Type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-0805
    License        : non-free
    
    Davide Del Vecchio discovered a vulnerability mpg123, a popular (but
    non-free) MPEG layer 1/2/3 audio player.  A malicious MPEG layer 2/3
    file could cause the header checks in mpg123 to fail, which could in
    turn allow arbitrary code to be executed with the privileges of the
    user running mpg123.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.59r-13woody3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.59r-16.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your mpg123 package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      748 77cb64c82c3c07b3c418b4cdb3c7a54e
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    24192 aae8ca014d465adf9e714e5faef260d0
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   159028 95df59ad1651dd2346d49fafc83747e7
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    94482 9ad504920153d01a12d4c7c46e22e73f
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-13woody3_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    94472 2c10a1a915a181c03c814e47785aa695
    
      ARM architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    89640 90f1770883e8ead46b951325648ef4be
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    81516 bc22febb3dd0bc2967cd850b2827838c
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-13woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    81468 4adec8c74c7132a38a1c304ea8ca66d2
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-nas_0.59r-13woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    83502 72463077c7c4238f7ed6e5e1ac5eaeaa
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-oss-3dnow_0.59r-13woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    81186 b4bc8699d4f58657033e0f79c87c652a
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-oss-i486_0.59r-13woody3_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    87740 67f686c50d87051ebacc8a5840f11ca2
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    97336 5c32e4be18d105d6af3ce2f199d27419
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    75894 a65575a7b5bdf578b13d585036d8276a
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    88480 4e5d970a0a42cf9a9dd33b6590d33beb
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-13woody3_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    88406 7289b77111d94d2ed2362739939dd9eb
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
         http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-13woody3_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    88650 9549821e52d23b808acd2702ba139ae0
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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    For dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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