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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1301

Integer signedness error in the store_id3_text function in the ID3v2 code in mpg123 before 1.7.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an ID3 tag with a negative encoding value. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2009-04-16 Last Update Date : 2009-04-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1301

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59p * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59m * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59q * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59n * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 Pre0.59s * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59r * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.59o * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 Pre0.59s R11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 0.62 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 1.6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 1.6.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mpg123 Mpg123 1.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mpg123 Mpg123 14

- References For CVE-2009-1301
GENTOO GLSA-200904-15
VUPEN ADV-2009-0936
MLIST [mpg123-devel] 20090405 mpg123 1.7.2 is out -- important security fix!
BID 34381 mpg123 'store_id3_text()' Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-09

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1301

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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