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CVE-2008-2009 Detail

Current Description

Xiph.org libvorbis before 1.0 does not properly check for underpopulated Huffman trees, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted OGG file that triggers memory corruption during execution of the _make_decode_tree function.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Per http://svn.xiph.org/trunk/vorbis/CHANGES, 1.0 is the first stable release of libvorbis. No version of libvorbis before 1.0 has been confirmed at this time.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0271.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020029
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-861-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1510/references
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444443
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42521

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:xiph:libvorbis:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2009
NVD Published Date:
05/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017