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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0197

Integer overflow in the FORMATS Plugin before 4.23 for IrfanView allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a large XPM file that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2009-04-09 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Vulnerability in IrfanView before 4.23 in integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22511 windows
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-2009-0197

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Irfanview Formats 4.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Irfanview Formats 4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Irfanview Formats 4.20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Irfanview Formats 4.22 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Irfanview Formats 4

- References For CVE-2009-0197
BUGTRAQ 20090407 Secunia Research: IrfanView Formats Plug-in XPM Parsing Integer Overflow
XF irfanview-formatsplugin-xpm-bo(49717)
BID 34402 IrfanView FORMATS Plugin XPM Format Handling Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-07

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0197

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