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CVE-2008-2469 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the SPF_dns_resolv_lookup function in Spf_dns_resolv.c in libspf2 before 1.2.8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long DNS TXT record with a modified length field.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?format=multiple&id=242254
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200810-03.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4487
http://up2date.astaro.com/2008/11/up2date_7305_released.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1659
http://www.doxpara.com/?p=1263
http://www.doxpara.com/?page_id=1256
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/183657 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31881 Exploit Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2896
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/gutsy/+source/libspf2/1.2.5.dfsg-4ubuntu0.7.10.1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/feisty/+source/libspf2/+bug/271025
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46055
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6805

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 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:1.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libspf:libspf2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.2.7


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2469
NVD Published Date:
10/23/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017