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CVE-2009-1721 Detail

Description

The decompression implementation in the Imf::hufUncompress function in OpenEXR 1.2.2 and 1.6.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger a free of an uninitialized pointer.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/31/2009

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
http://release.debian.org/proposed-updates/stable_diffs/openexr_1.6.1-3%2Blenny3.debdiff Patch
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.2.2-4.3+etch2.diff.gz Patch
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.6.1-3+lenny3.diff.gz Patch
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1842
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:190
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:191
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35838 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-831-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2035 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01286.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01290.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openexr:openexr:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openexr:openexr:1.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1721
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/22/2012