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CVE-2009-2537 Detail

Description

KDE Konqueror allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large integer value for the length property of a Select object, a related issue to CVE-2009-1692.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/20/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2537
Original release date:
07/20/2009
Last revised:
09/18/2017
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 (08/07/2009)

Red Hat does not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as Konqueror to be a security issue.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/9160 External Source EXPLOIT-DB 9160
http://www.g-sec.lu/one-bug-to-rule-them-all.html Exploit External Source MISC http://www.g-sec.lu/one-bug-to-rule-them-all.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:330 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:330
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504969/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090715 [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504988/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20090715 Re:[GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504989/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090715 Re: [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/505006/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20090716 Re[2]: [GSEC-TZO-44-2009] One bug to rule them all - Firefox, IE, Safari,Opera, Chrome,Seamonkey,iPhone,iPod,Wii,PS3....
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52871 External Source XF konqueror-integer-value-dos(52871)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01177.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8039
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01196.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8049
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01199.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8046
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01200.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2009-8020

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:kde:konqueror:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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