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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4316

Multiple integer overflows in glib/gbase64.c in GLib before 2.20 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is converted either (1) from or (2) to a base64 representation.
Publish Date : 2009-03-14 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-11-28 2009-03-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4316 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084316 unix
DSA-1747 glib2.0 -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8105 unix
DSA-1747-1 glib2.0 -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13648 unix
ELSA-2009:0336: glib2 security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22678 unix
Multiple integer overflows in glib/gbase64.c in GLib before 2.20 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11401 unix
RHSA-2009:0336: glib2 security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090336 unix
VMware glib2 vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8360 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4316

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Glib 2.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Gnome Glib 2.14.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Gnome Glib 2.14.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Gnome Glib 2.16.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Gnome Glib 2.16.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Glib 5

- References For CVE-2008-4316

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:080
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2009:080
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1747
DEBIAN DSA-1747
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0045 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00014.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:026
http://secunia.com/advisories/34267
SECUNIA 34267
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
MLIST [security-announce] 20100303 VMSA-2010-0004 ESX Service Console and vMA third party updates
http://secunia.com/advisories/34317
SECUNIA 34317
http://secunia.com/advisories/34854
SECUNIA 34854
http://secunia.com/advisories/34560
SECUNIA 34560
http://secunia.com/advisories/34416
SECUNIA 34416
http://secunia.com/advisories/34404
SECUNIA 34404
http://secunia.com/advisories/34890
SECUNIA 34890
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/16/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090317 Re: [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
VUPEN ADV-2010-0528
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-738-1
UBUNTU USN-738-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021884
SECTRACK 1021884
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501766/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090312 rPSA-2009-0045-1 glib
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/501712/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0336.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0336
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00744.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-2657
http://secunia.com/advisories/38833
SECUNIA 38833
http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-015.html
http://ocert.org/patches/2008-015/glib-CVE-2008-4316.diff
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01113.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2009-2688
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/49272
XF glib-gbase64-bo(49272)
http://secunia.com/advisories/38794
SECUNIA 38794
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34100
BID 34100 GNOME glib Base64 Encoding and Decoding Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-03-20
http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/glib?view=revision&revision=7973 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/12/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4316

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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