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CVE-2008-1964 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Stack-based buffer overflow in the demux_nsf_send_headers function in src/demuxers/demux_nsf.c in xine-lib allows remote attackers to have an unknown impact via a long copyright field in an NSF header in an NES Sound file, a different issue than CVE-2008-1878. NOTE: a third party claims that the copyright field always has a safe length.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491248/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/491274/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28908

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:xinehq:xine_lib
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1964
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018