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CVE-2009-2905 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in textbox.c in newt 0.51.5, 0.51.6, and 0.52.2 allows local users to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a request to display a crafted text dialog box.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/29/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-10/msg00004.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/newt/newt_0.52.2-10+etch1.diff.gz Patch
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100067251
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1894 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36515
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-837-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=523955
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8556
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9664
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1463.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8556
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8556
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9664
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9664

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:fedorahosted:newt:0.51.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fedorahosted:newt:0.51.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:fedorahosted:newt:0.52.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2905
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017