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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5242

demux_qt.c in xine-lib 1.1.12, and other 1.1.15 and earlier versions, does not validate the count field before calling calloc for STSD_ATOM atom allocation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted media file.
Publish Date : 2008-11-25 Last Update Date : 2009-08-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5242 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085242 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-2008-5242

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Xine Xine-lib 0.9.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc6a Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc4a Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc3c Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 RC7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc0a Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Rc3b Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.0.3a Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.11.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Xine Xine-lib 1.1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Xine Xine-lib 1 Beta9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Xine Xine-lib 49

- References For CVE-2008-5242

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4648
SREASON 4648
http://www.ocert.org/analysis/2008-008/analysis.txt
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44657
XF xinelib-demuxqtc-stsdatom-dos(44657)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/495674/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080822 [oCERT-2008-008] multiple heap overflows in xine-lib
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00174.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7572
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30797
BID 30797 xine-lib 1.1.15 and Prior Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-06-01
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00385.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7512
http://secunia.com/advisories/31827
SECUNIA 31827
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5242

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


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