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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      Last Modified:  08/05/2009

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2688
Original release date:
08/05/2009
Last revised:
08/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
http://tracker.xemacs.org/XEmacs/its/issue534 External Source MISC http://tracker.xemacs.org/XEmacs/its/issue534
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35473 External Source BID 35473
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1666 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2009-1666
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=275397 External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=275397
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511994 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=511994
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51332 External Source XF xemacs-tiff-bo(51332)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51333 External Source XF xemacs-png-bo(51333)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/51334 External Source XF xemacs-jpeg-bo(51334)

Technical Details

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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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