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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1438

Integer overflow in the CSoundFile::ReadMed function (src/load_med.cpp) in libmodplug before 0.8.6, as used in gstreamer-plugins, TTPlayer, and other products, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a MED file with a crafted (1) song comment or (2) song name, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as exploited in the wild in August 2008.
Publish Date : 2009-04-27 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

The impact of this flaw is limited to application crash, not allowing code execution. Red Hat does not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as media players using GStreamer framework to be a security issue. For further details, see:
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1438 unix
DSA-1850 libmodplug -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8306 unix
DSA-1851 gst-plugins-bad0.10 -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8279 unix
DSA-1851-1 gst-plugins-bad0.10 -- integer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13584 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-2009-1438

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Konstanty Bialkowski Libmodplug 0.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Konstanty Bialkowski Libmodplug 0.8.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Konstanty Bialkowski Libmodplug 0.8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Konstanty Bialkowski Libmodplug 3

- References For CVE-2009-1438
MLIST [oss-security] 20090421 CVE Request -- libmodplug
BID 30801 libmodplug 's3m' Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-12-07
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:012
XF libmodplug-csoundfilereadmed-bo(50388) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1438

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