DSA 1074-1: New mpg123 packages fix arbitrary code execution
Posted on: 05/25/2006 07:52 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1074-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
May 24th, 2006 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : mpg123
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local (remote)
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2006-1655
BugTraq ID : 17365
Debian Bug : 361863

A. Alejandro HernĂ¡ndez discovered a vulnerability in mpg123, a
command-line player for MPEG audio files. Insufficient validation of
MPEG 2.0 layer 3 files results in several buffer overflows.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.59r-20sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.59r-22.

We recommend that you upgrade your mpg123 packages.


Upgrade Instructions
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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 at the end of this advisory:

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 3.1 alias sarge
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Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 751 ba026638de21be9fa5061056bd53a43d
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 41527 3119adeed1228f6bd10c3f7100a308e0
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-20sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 124974 b9ea8480d28e09e27673072ade3021e3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-20sarge1_alpha.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 124814 55e68e2a8a4ad452d9078d26550fcd3b

ARM architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_arm.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 102068 82ab3c03fc9256ad5e5049152a8c00fc

Intel IA-32 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87160 a072702eaf20b77fd0438ffeb28eede9
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-20sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 87232 54462dbc34ad9fbbfce90fec5608e79f
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-nas_0.59r-20sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90148 c4d04e08d4326ec2e734675922dd8f61
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-oss-3dnow_0.59r-20sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 90392 e8166266d16a7f503547217a58d871bb
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-oss-i486_0.59r-20sarge1_i386.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 93850 e7b3d76e2e011f2f6e70630e0cb15737

HP Precision architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_hppa.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 101702 5f04ef0d8a5ae5c30f3acdc0c00b0927

Motorola 680x0 architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_m68k.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 80232 e81a61a8c84c0a776655501b3cfff93c

PowerPC architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 96536 cf2cf30c6c4d4b912c4585979c823eab
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123-esd_0.59r-20sarge1_powerpc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 98058 04843c3a016782384e2dc5ae987a365d

Sun Sparc architecture:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/non-free/m/mpg123/mpg123_0.59r-20sarge1_sparc.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 91586 3cc30d3290684dbce40e71acec6202ad


These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

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