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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2080

Original release date: 05/06/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the Read32s_64 function in src/lib/cdfread64.c in the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Common Data Format (CDF) library before 3.2.1 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .cdf file with crafted length tags.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 29045
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019965
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2260
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://cdf.gsfc.nasa.gov/CDF32_buffer_overflow.html
External Source: XF
Name: cdf-read32s64-bo(42219)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1440
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200805-14

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