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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6277

Original release date: 12/07/2007
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple buffer overflows in Free Lossless Audio Codec (FLAC) libFLAC before 1.2.1 allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via large (1) Metadata Block Size, (2) VORBIS Comment String Size, (3) Picture Metadata MIME-TYPE Size, (4) Picture Description Size, (5) Picture Data Length, (6) Padding Length, and (7) PICTURE Metadata width and height values in a .FLAC file, which result in a heap-based overflow; and large (8) VORBIS Comment String Size Length, (9) Picture MIME-Type, (10) Picture MIME-Type URL, and (11) Picture Description Length values in a .FLAC file, which result in a stack-based overflow. NOTE: some of these issues may overlap CVE-2007-4619.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071115 EEYE: Multiple Vulnerabilities In .FLAC File Format and Various Media Applications
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1469
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3423
External Source: EEYE
Name: AD20071115
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10435
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28548
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018974
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#544656
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10435
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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