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CVE-2009-2688 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in glyphs-eimage.c in XEmacs 21.4.22, when running on Windows, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via (1) the tiff_instantiate function processing a crafted TIFF file, (2) the png_instantiate function processing a crafted PNG file, and (3) the jpeg_instantiate function processing a crafted JPEG file, all which trigger a heap-based buffer overflow. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/05/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/06/2009)

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-2009-2688 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
http://tracker.xemacs.org/XEmacs/its/issue534
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35473
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1666 Vendor Advisory
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=275397
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511994
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51332
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51333
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51334

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:xemacs:xemacs:21.4.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2688
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017