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CVE-2008-5824 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in msadpcm.c in libaudiofile in audiofile 0.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/02/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5824
Original release date:
01/02/2009
Last revised:
03/26/2010
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/11/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=479966 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 Type Source Name
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510205 External Source CONFIRM http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510205
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00000.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:003
http://musicpd.org/mantis/view.php?id=1915 External Source CONFIRM http://musicpd.org/mantis/view.php?id=1915
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/30/1 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20081230 CVE id request: audiofile
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33066 External Source BID 33066
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-912-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-912-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0005 External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-0005

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:68k:audiofile:0.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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