CNET News: Vulnerability Found in Open-Source Audio Player

“A vulnerability found in open-source MPEG audio player mpg123
received a ‘highly critical’ rating Tuesday from security
information provider Secunia.

“The software vulnerability may lead to an exploit in which a
specially crafted MP2 or MP3 file could cause a memory problem
called a ‘buffer overflow’ that could allow an attacker to run
malicious code…”

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