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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4776

libgadu before 1.8.2 allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a contact description with a large length, which triggers a buffer over-read.
Publish Date : 2008-10-28 Last Update Date : 2017-08-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4776 unix
DSA-1664 ekg -- missing input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7621 unix
DSA-1664-1 ekg - denial of service oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18513 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-2008-4776

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu 1.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu 1.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu 1.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu 1.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Wojtek Kaniewsk Libgadu 5

- References For CVE-2008-4776
XF libgadu-contactdescription-bo(46158)
BID 31951 libgadu Contact Description Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-07
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:023
MLIST [libgadu-devel] 20081024 libgadu 1.8.2 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4776

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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