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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0585

Integer overflow in the soup_base64_encode function in soup-misc.c in libsoup 2.x.x before 2.2.x, and 2.x before 2.24, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is converted to a base64 representation.
Publish Date : 2009-03-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-01-14 2009-03-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0585 unix
DSA-1748 libsoup -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8391 unix
DSA-1748-1 libsoup -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13600 unix
ELSA-2009:0344: libsoup security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22790 unix
Integer overflow in the soup_base64_encode function in soup-misc.c in libsoup 2.x.x before 2.2.x, and 2.x before 2.24, a... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9599 unix
RHSA-2009:0344 -- libsoup security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29371 unix
RHSA-2009:0344: libsoup security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090344 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0585

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Joe Shaw Libsoup 2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Joe Shaw Libsoup 2.23.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Joe Shaw Libsoup 2.23.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Joe Shaw Libsoup 2.23.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Joe Shaw Libsoup 2.23.92 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Joe Shaw Libsoup 5

- References For CVE-2009-0585
BID 34100 GNOME glib Base64 Encoding and Decoding Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2013-03-20
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0344
BUGTRAQ 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:010
XF libsoup-soupmisc-bo(49273) CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20090312 [oCERT-2008-015] glib and glib-predecessor heap overflows

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0585

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