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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4974

Heap-based buffer overflow in the flac_buffer_copy function in libsndfile 1.0.17 and earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a FLAC file with crafted PCM data containing a block with a size that exceeds the previous block size.
Publish Date : 2007-09-19 Last Update Date : 2011-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-4974 unix
DSA-1442-1 libsndfile oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20524 unix
USN-525-1 -- libsndfile vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17316 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-2007-4974

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 0.0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 0.0.28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.0 RC6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mega-nerd Libsndfile 14

- References For CVE-2007-4974
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:001
GENTOO GLSA-200710-04
BID 25758 libsndfile FLAC.C Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4974

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