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mpg123 -- playlist processing buffer overflow vulnerability


A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the playlist processing of mpg123. A specially crafted playlist entry can cause a stack overflow that can be used to inject arbitrary code into the mpg123 process

Note that a malicious playlist, demonstrating this vulnerability, was released by the bug finder and may be used as a template by attackers.



portaudit: mpg123 -- playlist processing buffer overflow vulnerability

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Oliver Eikemeier <>