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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0179

Original release date: 01/20/2009
Last revised: 09/02/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

libmikmod 3.1.11 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod and possibly other products, allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading an XM file.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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 disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/21/2009)
Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2009-0179 The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here: http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090113 CVE Request -- libmikmod
External Source: MISC
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476339
External Source: BID
Name: 33240
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9112
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:006
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=479833
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-9095
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34259

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