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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
Description Last Modified:  01/02/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510205
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00000.html
http://musicpd.org/mantis/view.php?id=1915
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/30/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33066
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-912-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5824
NVD Published Date:
01/02/2009
NVD Last Modified:
03/26/2010