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CVE-2007-6720 Detail

Description

libmikmod 3.1.9 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod, SDL-mixer, and possibly other products, relies on the channel count of the last loaded song, rather than the currently playing song, for certain playback calculations, which allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading multiple songs (aka MOD files) with different numbers of channels.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/20/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/21/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6720 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=422021
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=461519
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00001.html
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/13/2
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33235
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479829
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01305.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01312.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6720
NVD Published Date:
01/20/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2016