Descriptionmpg321.c in mpg321 0.3.2-1 does not properly manage memory for use with libmad 0.15.1b, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption seen in a crash in the mad_decoder_run function in decoder.c in libmad) via a crafted MP3 file.
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Debian Bugs870406

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
mpg321 (PTS)stretch0.3.2-1.1vulnerable
bookworm, sid, bullseye0.3.2-3.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - mpg321 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - mpg321 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - mpg321 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
CVE was originally assigned for libmad, but further analysis has shown
that the underlying issue is in src:mpg321
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