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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2286

Buffer overflow in compface 1.5.2 and earlier allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a long declaration in a .xbm file. NOTE: this issue only affects compface on distributions that used a certain patch.
Publish Date : 2009-07-01 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 ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2286

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application James Ashton Compface 1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application James Ashton Compface 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application James Ashton Compface 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application James Ashton Compface 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
James Ashton Compface 4

- References For CVE-2009-2286
MLIST [oss-security] 20090629 CVE id request: compface
BID 35863 Compface '.xbm' File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-28
MLIST [oss-security] 20090703 Re: CVE id request: compface
MLIST [oss-security] 20090629 Re: CVE id request: compface CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2286

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