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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5824

Heap-based buffer overflow in msadpcm.c in libaudiofile in audiofile 0.2.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted WAV file.
Publish Date : 2009-01-02 Last Update Date : 2010-03-26
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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

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=479966 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5824 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085824 unix
DSA-1972 audiofile -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7004 unix
DSA-1972-1 audiofile -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12768 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-2008-5824

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application 68K Audiofile 0.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
68K Audiofile 1

- References For CVE-2008-5824

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=510205 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00000.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:003
http://musicpd.org/mantis/view.php?id=1915 CONFIRM
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/12/30/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20081230 CVE id request: audiofile
http://secunia.com/advisories/33273
SECUNIA 33273
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33066
BID 33066 Audio File Library (libaudiofile) 'msadpcm.c' WAV File Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-07-13
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0005
VUPEN ADV-2009-0005
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-912-1
UBUNTU USN-912-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5824

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


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