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CVE-2009-1391 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in the inflate function in Zlib.xs in Compress::Raw::Zlib Perl module before 2.017, as used in AMaViS, SpamAssassin, and possibly other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (hang or crash) via a crafted zlib compressed stream that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as exploited in the wild by Trojan.Downloader-71014 in June 2009.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/16/2009

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 user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.mail.virus.amavis.user/33635
http://article.gmane.org/gmane.mail.virus.amavis.user/33638 Exploit
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200908-07.xml
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.mail.virus.amavis.user/33635
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:157
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35307 Exploit Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1571 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=273141
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=504386 Exploit
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51062
https://usn.ubuntu.com/794-1/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg00607.html

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1391
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/03/2018