Upstream information

CVE-2017-12839 at MITRE


A heap-based buffer over-read in the getbits function in src/libmpg123/getbits.h in mpg123 through 1.25.5 allows remote attackers to cause a possible denial-of-service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted mp3 file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 8.3 4
Access Vector Network Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction Required None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High None
Integrity Impact High None
Availability Impact Low Low
CVSSv3 Version 3 3
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1134674 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 mpg123 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 mpg123 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 mpg123 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 mpg123 Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 mpg123 Already fixed