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CVE-2004-2779 Detail

Current Description

id3_utf16_deserialize() in utf16.c in libid3tag through 0.15.1b misparses ID3v2 tags encoded in UTF-16 with an odd number of bytes, triggering an endless loop allocating memory until an OOM condition is reached, leading to denial-of-service (DoS).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/20/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=304913 Issue Tracking Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=162647 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://sources.debian.org/patches/libid3tag/0.15.1b-13/10_utf16.dpatch/ Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2004-2779
NVD Published Date:
02/20/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/19/2018