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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4197

Original release date: 08/17/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Multiple buffer overflows in libmusicbrainz (aka mb_client or MusicBrainz Client Library) 2.1.2 and earlier, and SVN 8406 and earlier, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via (1) a long Location header by the HTTP server, which triggers an overflow in the MBHttp::Download function in lib/http.cpp; and (2) a long URL in RDF data, as demonstrated by a URL in an rdf:resource field in an RDF XML document, which triggers overflows in many functions in lib/rdfparse.c.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: libmusicbrainz-mbhttpdownload-bo(28367)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21668
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/brainzbof-adv.txt
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016691
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-363
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060830 rPSA-2006-0161-1 libmusicbrainz
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21699
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22393
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22517
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200610-09
External Source: XF
Name: libmusicbrainz-rdfparse-bo(28368)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-610
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22639
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 21404
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060813 Multiple buffer-overflows in libmusicbrainz 2.1.2
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:025
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1399
External Source: BID
Name: 19508
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 22191
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:157
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1162

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:musicbrainz:libmusicbrainz:2.1.2 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:musicbrainz:libmusicbrainz_svn:8406 and previous versions

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