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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0581

Memory leak in LittleCMS (aka lcms or liblcms) before 1.18beta2, as used in Firefox 3.1beta, OpenJDK, and GIMP, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a crafted image file.
Publish Date : 2009-03-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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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 399

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P 2009-02-24 2009-03-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0581 unix
DSA-1745 lcms -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7412 unix
DSA-1745-1 lcms -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13746 unix
DSA-1745-2 lcms -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13591 unix
DSA-1769 openjdk-6 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8037 unix
DSA-1769-1 openjdk-6 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13469 unix
ELSA-2009:0339: lcms security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22595 unix
ELSA-2009:0377: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22718 unix
Memory leak in LittleCMS (aka lcms or liblcms) before 1.18beta2, as used in Firefox 3.1beta, OpenJDK, and GIMP, allows c... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10023 unix
RHSA-2009:0339 -- lcms security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29236 unix
RHSA-2009:0339: lcms security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090339 unix
RHSA-2009:0377 -- java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29277 unix
RHSA-2009:0377: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090377 unix
USN-744-1 -- lcms vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13131 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0581

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gimp Gimp Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.07 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.08 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.09 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Littlecms Lcms 1.17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mozilla Firefox 3.1 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application SUN Openjdk 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gimp Gimp 1
Littlecms Lcms 11
Mozilla Firefox 1
SUN Openjdk 1

- References For CVE-2009-0581
XF littlecms-unspecified-dos(49328)
VUPEN ADV-2009-0775
BUGTRAQ 20090320 [oCERT-2009-003] LittleCMS integer errors
BID 34185 Little CMS Memory Leak and Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-02
SECTRACK 1021870
BUGTRAQ 20090320 LittleCMS vulnerabilities (OpenJDK, Firefox, GIMP, etc. impacted)
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0339
GENTOO GLSA-200904-19
SLACKWARE SSA:2009-083-01
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:007

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0581

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