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CVE-2007-6278 Detail

Description

Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) libFLAC before 1.2.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to force a client to download arbitrary files via the MIME-Type URL flag (-->) for the FLAC image file in a crafted .FLAC file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/07/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/11/2007)

Red Hat does not consider this a security issue. The downloading of arbitrary files will be harmless unless there is a vulnerability in the application handling these other filetypes.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20071115.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3423
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/544656 Patch US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483765/100/200/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018974 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Input Validation (CWE-20)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:flac:libflac:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.2

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6278
NVD Published Date:
12/07/2007
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008