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CVE-2008-4316 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in glib/gbase64.c in GLib before 2.20 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is converted either (1) from or (2) to a base64 representation.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/14/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4316
Original release date:
03/14/2009
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00014.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:026
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html External Source MLIST [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
http://ocert.org/patches/2008-015/glib-CVE-2008-4316.diff Patch External Source MISC http://ocert.org/patches/2008-015/glib-CVE-2008-4316.diff
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/12/2 Patch External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/glib?view=revision&revision=7973 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/glib?view=revision&revision=7973
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0045 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0045
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1747 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1747
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:080 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:080
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-015.html External Source MISC http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-015.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/16/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090317 Re: [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00744.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-2657
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0336.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2009:0336
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501712/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501766/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090312 rPSA-2009-0045-1 glib
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34100 Patch External Source BID 34100
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021884 External Source SECTRACK 1021884
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-738-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-738-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528 External Source VUPEN ADV-2010-0528
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49272 External Source XF glib-gbase64-bo(49272)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11401 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11401
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8360 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8360
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01113.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-2688

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11401
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11401
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8360
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8360

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