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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1586

Original release date: 05/07/2009
Last revised: 05/08/2009


Stack-based buffer overflow in the NZB importer feature in GrabIt 1.7.2 Beta 3 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DTD reference in a DOCTYPE element in an NZB file.


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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1243
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.teusink.net/2009/05/grabit-172-beta-3-nzb-file-parsing.html
External Source: XF
Name: grabit-nzb-bo(50310)
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8612
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.shemes.com/index.php?p=whatsnew
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54205
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090503 Grabit <= 1.7.2 beta 3 NZB file parsing stack overflow
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022161
External Source: BID
Name: 34807

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