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CVE-2009-1438 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in the CSoundFile::ReadMed function (src/load_med.cpp) in libmodplug before 0.8.6, as used in gstreamer-plugins, TTPlayer, and other products, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a MED file with a crafted (1) song comment or (2) song name, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as exploited in the wild in August 2008.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/27/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/28/2009)

The impact of this flaw is limited to application crash, not allowing code execution. Red Hat does not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as media players using GStreamer framework to be a security issue. For further details, see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-1438

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=266913
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-07/msg00002.html
http://modplug-xmms.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/modplug-xmms/libmodplug/src/load_med.cpp?r1=1.1&r2=1.2
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200907-07.xml
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=677065&group_id=1275 Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1850
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1851
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:128
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/04/21/4
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00907.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00908.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30801 Exploit Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-771-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1104 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=496834
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50388

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1438
NVD Published Date:
04/27/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017