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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1423

Integer overflow in a certain quantvals and quantlist calculation in libvorbis 1.2.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted OGG file with a large virtual space for its codebook, which triggers a heap overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-05-16 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2008-03-18 2008-05-14
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-1423 unix
DSA-1591 libvorbis -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8013 unix
DSA-1591-1 libvorbis - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20255 unix
ELSA-2008:0270: libvorbis security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22554 unix
Integer overflow in a certain quantvals and quantlist calculation in libvorbis 1.2.0 and earlier allows remote ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9851 unix
RHSA-2008:0270: libvorbis security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080270 unix
USN-682-1 -- libvorbis vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17233 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1423

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libvorbis 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libvorbis 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libvorbis 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libvorbis 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libvorbis 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libvorbis 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions Libvorbis 6

- References For CVE-2008-1423
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0271
BID 29206 libvorbis Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-08-24
SECTRACK 1020029
XF libvorbis-quantvals-quantlist-bo(42403)
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0270
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:012
GENTOO GLSA-200806-09

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1423

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