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CVE-2009-0179 Detail

Description

libmikmod 3.1.11 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod and possibly other products, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading an XM file.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/20/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0179
Original release date:
01/20/2009
Last revised:
09/02/2009
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
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:
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/21/2009)

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-0179 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=476339 External Source MISC http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476339
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-03/msg00001.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:006
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/01/13/2 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20090113 CVE Request -- libmikmod
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33240 External Source BID 33240
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479833 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479833
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01305.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-9095
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-August/msg01312.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-9112

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