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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0179

libmikmod 3.1.11 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod and possibly other products, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading an XM file.
Publish Date : 2009-01-20 Last Update Date : 2009-09-02
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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 Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: 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:
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0179 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-2009-0179

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.9-6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.10-4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.10-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.10-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.10-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.10-5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.11-5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Igno Saitz Libmikmod 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Igno Saitz Libmikmod 19

- References For CVE-2009-0179
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:006
MLIST [oss-security] 20090113 CVE Request -- libmikmod
BID 33240 libmikmod '.XM' File Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2010-09-29

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0179

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

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